Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies


Go back to your childhood with these delicious peanut butter cookies with homemade raspberry jelly on top.



  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (more for rolling)
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter (at room temperature)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 13/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sugar (for rolling )


  1. Prepare Jelly. 
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Cream together butter, peanut butter, 1/2 cup sugar, and brown sugar.
  4. Add egg, milk, and vanilla. Mix well. 
  5. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add to wet mixture. Beat until well blended. 
  6. If the dough is too soft to work with, refrigerate for about half an hour. Roll dough into 1-1/4″ balls. Roll balls in sugar. 
  7. Place dough balls on a baking sheet at least 2″ apart from each other. Gently press into tops of cookies with a spoon. Reshape cookie if cracks form.  Scoop small portions of jelly mixture onto the cookie.
  8. Bake until lightly brown and fluffy, approximately 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven.