peanut butter and jelly cookies

2-1/4 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup shortening
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup applesauce
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
1 cup Quaker Oats
3 tablespoons grape jelly

Heat oven to 350. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine all ingredients except 1 cup flour, oats and jelly; mix well. Stir in reserved 1 cup flour and oats. Shape into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten in crisscross pattern with fork dipped in sugar. Place 1/8 teaspoon jelly in center of each cookie. Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 60 cookies. From the Pillsbury Flour Bag.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s