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Mandee. @mindfulwithmandee

If you‘re a peanut butter and jelly lover... stop what you're doing!

For me and my family, thumbprints are typically a brown sugar Christmas cookie coated with chopped walnuts + filled with all different kinds of fruit preserves.

When I found out about these peanut butter and jelly thumbprints, all I knew was that I would be making them real soon whether it was Christmas or not. I was a bit skeptical about the recipe at first considering how simple it is, but I made em + brought them along for my picnic + they paired just perfectly with a summer sunset on the beach! So moist and so soft- simply the perfect treat for all the pb&j lovers out there and definitely a great cookie to bring along if you're celebrating Christmas in July this year!


☼ 1 c flour

☼ 1/2 tsp baking powder

☼ 1/2 tsp baking soda

☼ 1 c creamy peanut butter

☼ 3/4 c jelly or jam of choice

How to:

Preheat your oven to 350° and begin mixing together your flour, baking powder, baking soda, peanut butter, and 1/2 c of your jelly- I used grape jelly for the dough. Once all of the ingredients are combined, place about 1 tbs measurements of dough on a lined baking sheet and gently press your thumb in the center to create space for the jelly. Fill the center of each cookie with the remainder of your jelly. I topped my cookies with a mix of grape jelly, raspberry preserves, and blueberry preserves for a larger variety of flavors. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until golden. remove from the heat + enjoy!


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