Sunday, May 24, 2009

PB & J Thumbprint Cookies

This is a great cookie to have on hand for an after school snack or to curb that post swimming hunger,it is like having a sandwich and a cookie all in one!!

PB & J Thumbprint Cookies
Makes about 40 Cookies
2 Cups old fashioned oats
1 1/3 cups plus 1 Tbl of all purpose flour
¾ Teaspoon baking soda
½ Teaspoon baking powder
½ Teaspoon salt
1 Cup packed Brown Sugar
¾ Cup softened butter
¼ Cup of granulated sugar
¼ Cup peanut butter
1 egg
1 Tablespoon Honey
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
½ Cup chopped peanuts (unsalted or honey roasted) optional
½ Cup of grape jelly or flavor of choice(we used blackberry )
1. Preheat oven to 350* . Line Cookie Sheets with parchment paper or use a silpat baking sheet.
2. Combine oats, flour ,baking soda ,baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Beat brown sugar , butter and granulated sugar in bowl of electric stand mixer at medium speed until well blended. Beat on high speed until light and fluffy. Add Peanut Butter, egg, honey and vanilla, beat at medium speed until well blended. Gradually add flour mixture beat just until blended. Stir in peanuts.
3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven . Press center of each cookie with the back of a teaspoon to make a slight indentation; fill with about a ½ teaspoon of jelly. Return to oven; bake 4 to 6 minutes or until puffed and golden. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheets; remove to wire racks to cool completely.


Hot Pants said...

I was glad to read you use a spoon for the thumb print. I was a little grossed out at first.

anissa ferguson said...

What a relief ....I almost forgot the spoon.