Peanut Butter & Jelly Spritz Cookies
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, sifted if lumpy
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ cups Baking Freeā„¢ gluten-free All Purpose Flour (186 g)
  • 3-4 tablespoons jelly (strawberry or grape) or
  • Jelly Frosting
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the sugar, peanut butter and butter on medium until smooth. Add egg and beat to combine. Beat in flour. Chill dough for 30 minutes.
  2. Pack dough into a cookie press fitted with a blossom-shaped disc. Force dough through press onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  3. Bake ate 375 degrees F. for 7-9 minutes or until edges are firm but not brown. Bottoms brown slightly. Let cookies cool on baking sheet for a minute then transfer to cooling racks. Let cookies cool completely. Add jelly in the center if that is your topping or place a small amount of jelly on the bottom of some and sandwich the jelly with an second cookie--bottoms facing. Or make the following recipe for jelly flavored frosting and dot the center. Makes about 50 single cookies.Jelly Flavored Frosting
  4. In a small bowl with an electric mixer beat together 2 tablespoons softened butter, 1 to 1½ cups powdered sugar, 1 generous tablespoon strawberry jelly, 1 teaspoon strawberry flavoring and about 2 tablespoon milk( one at a time). Mix until frosting is smooth. Use this in the center of the spritz cookies. Makes 1 cup frosting.
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