Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

Peanut butter and jelly thumbprint cookies recipe with peanut butter in the cookie dough and grape jelly centers.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword recipe for peanut butter thumbprint cookies
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 109.21 kcal
Author Kelly Miller


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup grape jelly


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter, peanut butter, and sugars until fluffy.

  2. Add in vanilla and egg and beat until well combined.

  3. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt.

  4. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture while mixer is on low, until well incorporated.

  5. Scoop dough one tablespoon at a time and roll into balls.

  6. Place onto cookie sheets and bake at 350 for 11 minutes, until almost done.

  7. Using a spoon or soda bottle cap, press an indentation into the center of each cookie.

  8. Fill with one scant teaspoon of jelly.

  9. Return cookies to oven and bake for another 5-7 minutes.

  10. Allow to cool completely on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 109.21 Calories from Fat 46
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.14g8%
Saturated Fat 2.17g14%
Cholesterol 11.33mg4%
Sodium 64.89mg3%
Potassium 52.2mg1%
Carbohydrates 14.42g5%
Fiber 0.49g2%
Sugar 8.5g9%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 85.39IU2%
Vitamin C 0.42mg1%
Calcium 10.25mg1%
Iron 0.42mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.