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Friday, December 4, 2009

Oatmeal Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies Recipe

During the holiday baking season, I just love love love....to make a variety of Holiday Christmas Cookies and this recipe is one of our favorites to make.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies Recipe

1 cup butter, softened
1 3/4 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups peanut butter chips
1 1/2 cup quick oats (oatmeal)
3/4 cup jelly

Cream butter and brown sugar in a bowl. Add eggs and vanilla, beat until light and creamy. In another bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture. Reserve 1/2 cup peanut butter chips. Stir in oats and 1 1/2 cups peanut butter chips. Shape dough into 1" balls. Place balls on ungreased cookie sheet. Press center of each with your thumb to make a deep depression in the cookie. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes until done. Remove from cookie sheet and cool. Fill center of each cookie with 1/4 teaspoon of jelly. Top with a few peanut butter chips.

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