Soft, melt-in-your-mouth peanut butter cookies sandwiched with berry jelly – Classic peanut butter jelly just got a make-over.
The first time I tried peanut butter was years ago, before I came to US. I was curious after hearing about it in the American movies. I wasn’t that impressed so I gave up the thought of trying it again. Once arrived on American land the curiosity pushed me again and bought another jar. This time I liked it.I started eating some from time to time spread on a slice of toast.
Even tho I was beginning to love this treat I could not talk myself in trying the famous peanut-butter and jelly sandwich. There was something about this combo that didn’t sound to appealing to me. Give me a cheese and jam sandwich and I eat it in seconds, or peanut butter and chocolate but peanut-butter and jelly …. not really.
My husband loves peanut-butter and grape jelly sandwich and so does my daughter.
Few months ago Tiffany was asking for a peanut-butter and jelly sandwich but we were out of grape jelly. The only thing I could have used instead of grape jelly was some raspberry preserve forgotten on the fridge door. Peanut-butter and raspberry preserve did sound good, so I made myself a sandwich as well. Oh, it tasted even better that I thought. From that day I was hooked, hooked on peanut-butter and jelly sandwich, but made with raspberry preserve.
I was a little skeptical at first, but I changed my mind later. My favorite peanut butter cookies sandwiched with raspberry jam is my take on American Peanut-butter and Jelly Sandwich.
I made these cookies for the first time about a year ago (this was the first time I was actually making a sandwich out of them) and since then I tried different other recipes but none of the cookies turned out as good as these ones. They are the softest cookies with a strong peanut-butter taste. Think about melt in your mouth butter cookie but with peanut-butter.
Without much ado I give you the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cookies
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