Peanut butter and jelly thumbprint cookies recipe with peanut butter in the cookie dough and grape jelly centers.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter, peanut butter, and sugars until fluffy.
Add in vanilla and egg and beat until well combined.
In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt.
Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture while mixer is on low, until well incorporated.
Scoop dough one tablespoon at a time and roll into balls.
Place onto cookie sheets and bake at 350 for 11 minutes, until almost done.
Using a spoon or soda bottle cap, press an indentation into the center of each cookie.
Fill with one scant teaspoon of jelly.
Return cookies to oven and bake for another 5-7 minutes.
Allow to cool completely on wire racks.