30 cookies (serving size: 1 cookie)

Parents or older kids can beat the cookie dough ingredients with a mixer and let younger kids shape the dough. Just be ready for hand washing afterward since peanut butter is the main ingredient. Use a small spoon to fill the thumbprints with jam.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

Weigh or lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Place sugar, peanut butter, and egg in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth. Add flour; stir well. Shape dough into 30 (1-inch) balls; place 1 inch apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Carefully press thumb into center of each cookie, leaving a slight indentation.

Step 3

Bake cookies at 375° for 12 minutes or until golden. Remove from pans; cool on wire racks. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon jam into the center of each cookie.

Step 4


Step 5

Young Chefs can:

Step 6

Place dough balls on cookie sheet

Step 7

Indent cookies with thumb

Step 8


Step 9

Older Chefs can:

Step 10

Beat ingredients with a mixer with adult supervision

Step 11

Roll dough into balls, and spoon jam into indentation

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