Peanut but­ter and jam cook­ies

Turn de­li­cious peanut but­ter bis­cuits into some­thing even more spe­cial by us­ing them to make jam sand­wich cook­ies.

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30-40 sand­wich cook­ies Prepa­ra­tion time: 10 min­utes Chill­ing time: 30 min­utes Bak­ing time: 8-10 min­utes per batch

125 ml (½ c) but­ter, soft­ened 125 ml (½ c) chunky peanut

but­ter

250 ml (1 c) brown su­gar 1largeegg

5 ml (1 t) vanilla essence

250 ml (1 c) cake flour

2 ml (½ t) salt

2 ml (½ t) bak­ing soda

1 ml (¼ t) bak­ing pow­der

250 ml (1 c) All-bran flakes,

crushed

1 jar (450 g) black­cur­rant jam

Pre­heat the oven to 160 °C and cover a bak­ing sheet with bak­ing pa­per.

1 In a large bowl, with an elec­tric mixer on medium speed, beat the but­ter and chunky peanut but­ter un­til smooth. Add the su­gar and mix un­til well blended then fol­low with the egg and essence.

2 Sift to­gether the flour, salt, bak­ing soda and bak­ing pow­der in a small bowl. With the mixer on low speed, mix the flour mix­ture into the but­ter mix­ture un­til just blended. Stir in the crushed All-bran flakes. Cover with cling­film and chill for 30 min­utes.

3 Roll 15 ml (1T) spoon­fuls into balls and place 2-3 cm apart on the bak­ing sheet. Flat­ten each ball slightly and bake for

8-10 min­utes per batch un­til golden brown. Leave to cool then trans­fer to a cool­ing rack.

4 Once cooled, sand­wich the cook­ies to­gether with jam.

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