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closeup of peanut butter and jelly cookies on a baking sheet covered with white parchment in the oven

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

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This recipe takes peanut butter cookies to the next level by combining classic peanut butter flavor with the sweet-tart tang of raspberry jelly and decadent cream cheese. 
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Dish Type cookies
Cooking Style Baking
Seasonal Christmas, Father's Day, Holiday season, Mother's Day
Ingredient peanut butter
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Chilling Time 1 hr
Servings 48 cookies
Author Delahna Flagg


  • 4 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 stick butter room temperature
  • 8 oz smooth peanut butter
  • 4 oz raspberry jelly
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Using a stand mixer, cream the cream cheese, butter, peanut butter and jelly until completely smooth. Be sure to scrape any of the mixture stuck to the sides of the bowl.
  • Add the brown sugar and cream for 2-3 minutes, making sure to scrape the sides of the bowl.
  • Add the egg and vanilla, mixing until incorporated. (About 1-2 minutes.)
  • Add the flour, about 1/2 cup at a time until all the flour is incorporated.
  • Refrigerate mix till firm, approximately one hour.
  • Once firm, roll 1-inch balls spaced 2-inches apart on pre greased or parchment-lined cookie sheet. Flatten them slightly with the bottom of a glass or using a fork to make hash marks.
  • Bake until bottoms are golden and cookies are just set, approximately 8-10 minutes per tray.