web analytics
85 Flares Filament.io 85 Flares ×



 
A little while back, the folks at Tablespoon contacted me to see if I would be interested in doing a special one-month collection of recipes for them. With the theme of peanut butter. Peanut butter? How could I resist??? Creating 5 recipes around peanut butter would not only be a piece of cake, (what better ingredient?), but I thought it would be fun!

So over the next 3 days, I’m going to be bringing you 3 of those 5 recipes. So I apologize right now for the crazy amount of sweets I have coming at you this week, but it’s all worth it!

Up first – one of my favorite cookies. I love peanut butter cookies, and turning them into thumbprint cookies was a no-brainer. And what goes better with peanut butter than jelly?

One of my biggest things when making thumbprint cookies is the double indentation. I’ve seen lots of recipes that have you freeze the cookies before baking so that the indentation stays, but I say why waste the time? Here is what I do.
 

 
After you make the dough, roll it into balls. Use your thumb or your knuckle to make an indentation. I usually opt for the knuckle, because my fingernail always leaves a mark when I use my thumb! Bake the cookies.
 

 
When they come out of the oven, some of the indentation will have disappeared. You don’t want to use your knuckle again, (unless you don’t care about burns!), so I use the end of a wooden spoon. Works perfectly every time!!
 

You can find the recipe – along with my other peanut butter recipes – over at Tablespoon. The recipe is also included below!

What is your favorite way to enjoy peanut butter?

85 Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 8 Pin It Share 77 Google+ 0 Email -- Filament.io 85 Flares ×
Tagged with →  
twitter fb fb fb

25 Responses to Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

  1. Kim says:

    These would be addictive. I’m sure of it!

  2. Katrina says:

    Yum! These sound awesome!

  3. These are adorable!!! Excited to see more peanut butter recipes to come!

  4. Oh I love thumbprint cookies and these are perfection with the peanut butter and jelly! So yummy!

  5. Rosa says:

    Delicious! A classic combo.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  6. Karly says:

    These are so cute! And would make a perfect lunch…they are pb&j, after all.

  7. Stephanie says:

    I’ve made thumbprint cookies, but never like this! I’m definitely trying these. Thanks so much!

  8. These are fabulous! I love PB too…and PB & J…even better! I like your knuckle and wooden spoon pics…a picture says a million words. And the jelly, love that!

  9. Katie says:

    These look wonderful!

  10. carrian says:

    Oh YUM!!! I’ve been craving peanut butter for the past two days and then there you go posting something amazing!

  11. Cassie says:

    You never have to apologize for a collection of PB recipes. I love these too. Great idea!

  12. Joanne says:

    I am ALL about the peanut butter love! Especially in sweets! these would be so perfect for munching! like…constant munching.

  13. Kristy says:

    Peanut butter and jelly cookies?! Can you say the perfect, comforting, whimsical dessert?! I love it!!!! It reminds me of childhood in a sweet way. :)

  14. PB&J is my fave – your cookies look delish!

  15. sara says:

    Yum, I love thumbprint cookies, especially with peanut butter cookies as the cookie part. So cute and fun to eat!

  16. I’m so in love with this recipe. The combo of PB&J in these cute little thumbprint cookies is absolutely genius! Will definitely have to make these soon.

  17. Awesome kid cookies! I almost always use a measuring spoon to form the impression.

  18. Chels R. says:

    I love thumbprint cookies, but I’ve never made them before. Mmm, I love any peanut butter and jelly combo!

  19. These look great! One of my favorite cookies. Actually, I freeze cookies before baking, including these, simply because I find they don’t spread out as much while baking when they’ve been frozen first and I like them to stay puffed up instead of flattening and spreading out – one of the quirks of high-altitude baking, I suppose!

  20. PB cookies are my favorite too. Love your thumbprint trick – I always burn my fingertip trying to do that 2nd indentation!

  21. Yum! I recently made my homemade honey roasted peanut butter.. I bet that would be great in these cookies!

    My favorite way to enjoy peanut butter is on a spoon. ;)

  22. amber says:

    How long can these keep for?

    • Deborah says:

      @amber, with the jelly in them, I wouldn’t keep them longer than probably 24 hours. Without the jelly, though, they’ll probably last at least 3 or 4 days if they are covered.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>