Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies I

Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies I

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"These are best with a tart jelly filling."
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Ingredients

servings 190 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 190 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 12.5 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 103 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening and sugar. Blend in peanut butter, salt, egg, vanilla and flour. Mix well.
  3. Shape dough into balls about 1 inch in diameter. Press your thumb into the center of each ball, creating a 1/2 inch depression.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes and cool on a rack. Fill the centers with a tart jelly/fruit preserve.

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Most helpful positive review

I won first place with this recipe! I did not do the jam-thing, instead I pressed a Peanut butter cup to the center at about 7 minutes into baking and I WAS A BIGTIME WINNER WITH MY CO-WORKERS....

Most helpful critical review

Easy to make but rather dull, ...they do not expand during baking and the texture is sort of cardboardy (I can't think of another way to describe it). They needed more peanut butter flavor. I ...

I won first place with this recipe! I did not do the jam-thing, instead I pressed a Peanut butter cup to the center at about 7 minutes into baking and I WAS A BIGTIME WINNER WITH MY CO-WORKERS....

I added a pinch of baking powder after reading the reviews on how they didn't spread out and these came out beautiful. I also dipped them in beaten egg whites and then rolled in crushed up peanu...

Great recipe. I made balls of dough and dipped them in a cinnamon&sugar mixture before baking.. added just a little more sweetness as I had run out of jam.

Easy to make but rather dull, ...they do not expand during baking and the texture is sort of cardboardy (I can't think of another way to describe it). They needed more peanut butter flavor. I ...

This is a great recipe...I used raspberry preserves and strawberry jam on a few dozen each, then drizzled the tops with melted white chocolate..awesome! Thanks for this easy cookie dough recipe!

These were amazing! I did the first dozen with melted chocolate chips (35s in the microwave with a touch of butter)... they did not make it to the photo though!! Thanks for this recipe... A ne...

I'd give this recipe 10 stars if I could. What a fantastic idea! I've renamed them 'PB&J cookies'. They actually taste like a bite of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. I have no idea why oth...

i doubled the recipe, planning to use it as hostess gifts. that should have made 6 dozen according to the recipe, but i only got about 4 1/2, which wasn't enough. also, i found the texture dry...

Melt in your mouth delicious! I used apple preservatives! YUM! :P