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Peanut Butter and Jelly Polvorones

Makes: 42 servings
Serving size: 1 cookie Yield: about 3 1/2 dozen
Prep 25 mins Chill 1 hr Bake 375° 15 mins
Peanut Butter and Jelly Polvorones
Ingredients
  • 1  cup  cocktail peanuts
  • 3/4  cup  powdered sugar
  • 1  cup  shortening
  • 2 1/4  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/3 - 1/2  cup  strawberry jam, orange marmalade, apple jelly, grape jelly, or raspberry jelly
Directions

1. In a food processor combine peanuts and 1 tablespoon of the powdered sugar. Cover and process with several on/off turns until mixture is coarsely ground and crumbly.

2. In large bowl beat shortening and remaining powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed for 30 to 60 seconds or until combined. Increase speed to medium-high and beat about 1 minute or until light and fluffy.

3. Decrease speed to low and add flour, salt, and ground peanuts; mix for 1 to 2 minutes or until combined, scraping down side of bowl with rubber spatula as necessary.

4. Cover and chill dough about 1 hour or until easy to handle.

5. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line baking sheet(s) with parchment paper. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets. Press your thumb into the center of each ball. Fill centers with jelly. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until bottoms are light brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts (Peanut Butter and Jelly Polvorones)
  • Servings Per Recipe 42,
  • cal. (kcal) 103,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 10,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (IU) 0,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 16,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 29,
  • Potassium (mg) 32,
  • calcium (mg) 0,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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