Simply scratch peanut butter jam cookies – simply scratch

September 17, 2012 by Laurie McNamara Peanut Butter Jam Cookies

These peanut butter jam cookies are soft and chewy and flourless! The best part of these PB & J cookies is the jam center! Serve with a cold glass of milk!

I hope you all had a great weekend. Banana bread mini muffins Ours was filled with a girls shopping trip to Target, I made Pat watch the movie Crazy, Stupid, Love which actually turned out to be a pretty good movie! And our Sunday was filled with {me} laundry, {him} football annnnd more football. Banana bread brown sugar I’m not one to watch football, so I just snuggled on the couch with a cup of coffee and this book in-between laundry loads. Moist banana cake recipe with oil But all around a pretty darn good weekend!

So since it’s Monday, I think cookies are in order.


Banana loaf recipe with oil Okay picture this, a soft peanut butter cookie with a jam center AND-UH they’re sorta good for you too! I know right? It’s you’re lucky day… like now you should totally go and play the lotto… and if you win, we can split it!

These cookies are not only gluten free {hip-hip}… but dairy free too {hooray!}.

Yup absolutely zero flour and zero milk orrrr butter. Banana cake recipe with oil not butter I know forrrrealz! You can have them for breakfast, lunch or at 1 am when you get home from a long 12 hour shift! Whatever your excuse err reason is, you don’t have to feel guilty… eat’em all, because who cares… it’s MONDAY!!

Add the egg, peanut butter and brown sugar into a medium bowl.

Give it a good stir and grab a rimmed baking sheet that you’ve lined with either a Silpat or some parchment paper.

And use a tablespoon to measure out the cookie dough onto a lined baking sheet.

Use the same measuring spoon to make a little divot in the center of each cookie-to-be, just be careful not to press to deep.

The kind of jam you use doesn’t really matter. Banana cake recipe with oil Today I’m using raspberry jam… but grape or strawberry jam would be superb too!

Either way you choose, you’re on a one-way train to yumsville.

Measure out a half teaspoon of jam and plop it into the divot.

Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes. Cookies that are flour-free tend to spread easily when they’re in the oven {that’s what mine did} but sticking the dough in the fridge for a good 2-3 hours should help that from happening. Easy banana cake recipe with oil I never can wait for that, so mine are thinner… but I like that in a cookie.

Let them cool on the pan for about 10 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack. Banana bread recipe with self rising flour NOTE: Because these are without flour, the jam will settle into the cookie leaving a thin layer of cookie under the jam, so go slowly when you put the spatula underneath so they don’t tear.

Soft and chewy and the jam center being the best dang part of these peanut butter jam cookies! Serve with a chilled glass of milk and chow down.

I really enjoyed these still warm from the oven peanut butter jam cookies. Moist chocolate chip banana bread recipe I like to eat the cookie part first and save the jam-center for last… kind of like how I eat my Reese’s peanut butter cups! It’s the only way I know how! Enjoy!

My cookbook Simply Scratch : 120 Wholesome Homemade Recipes Made Easy is now available! CLICK HERE for details and THANK YOU in advance!

Combine the egg, brown sugar, peanut butter, vanilla baking soda and salt, and stir.

Use a tablespoon to measure out the dough, and place them on the prepared pan.

Make a small divot in the center of the cookie with the back of your measuring spoon, be careful not to go too deep. Recipe for chocolate chip banana bread Scoop out 1/2 teaspoons of jam and place into the center of each divot.

Bake for 10-12 minutes and then let cool for 10 minutes on the pan before, very carefully, removing then to a wire rack.

Crazy, Stupid Love is definitely a fun movie! I didn’t have high expectations going into it, but ended up being very entertained, glad you liked it too! Wow, your PB & J cookies look wonderful with those pockets of yummy sweet jam and the crunchy peanut butter! I bet your munchkins went craaaazy over them! Glad you had a fun weekend!

I bought Crazy, Stupid, Love a few weeks ago. Banana bread with chocolate chips and walnuts I’ve seen it like 5 times and I think I like it more each time I watch it! It’s a keeper.

These cookies look intense. Healthy banana nut muffin recipe I have a good friend who despises chocolate (I don’t know what is wrong with him). Banana bread donna hay These will work!!

Firstly; when did they start showing football on Sunday night too? That’s a rhetorical question, I just feel like there is an awful lot of football on the TV. Old fashioned banana bread recipe Secondly; I know several people doing the gluten free thing; this is something yummy I can make for them! Hooray!

I know! It seems like football is on EVERY night! Good think I’m a reader and not so much a tv watcher ??

I tried these recipes today. 3 ingredient banana bread I found the dough very sticky and wet, so I had a tough time making the divot for the jam. Healthy gluten free banana bread Any advice on how to make the dough more cooperative? Thank you so much for the recipe!

Over the past few years I’ve been on a mission to find and create recipes that I can make from scratch. Banana bread recipe eggless I hope you enjoy the recipes on this blog as they are tried and true from my kitchen to yours! ( more)

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