Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

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I've seen these cookies floating all over the blogosphere.
I've actually seen them so much I'm not really sure where to give credit for where the recipe came from.
But I can tell you Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies are all the rage for a reason, they are easy to make, crunchy around the edges, moist, chewy and definitely peanut buttery! 
Everything my heart desires in a good peanut butter cookie! 
In case you are looking for something egg-less and gluten free make sure to check out GF Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bites or  GF EF Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Bite Cookies. They are defiantly both favorites in our house! 


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The deciding factor on what treat I was going to make for the kids was this and I was all out of flour too! What was a girl to do? 
Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies it was because I always maintain an arsenal of peanut butter for the kids lunch's! 
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Combine peanut butter and brown sugar until smooth and creamy. This can be done in a mixer or by hand.
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Add an egg, baking soda, a pinch of sea salt and vanilla. Mix another minute until fully combined.
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The dough might look a little crumble but will hold up when scooped with a cookie scoop or tablespoon.
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Scoop dough onto a Silpat or parchment lined baking sheet about 1 1/2" apart using a standard size cookie scoop or a heaping tablespoon.
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Use the back of the tines of a fork to form a crisscross pattern. 
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Bake cookies in a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes until lightly brown around the edges. 
Allow cookies to cool for 2 minutes on cookie sheet before moving to a cooling rack.









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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies


Recipe by Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch
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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies
Prep time: PT8M
Cook time: PT10M
Total time: PT18M
Yield: 18 Cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1 whole Egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 pinch Sea Salt
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with Silpat or parchment. Set aside.
  3. In a mixer or by hand combine peanut butter and brown sugar until smooth and creamy.
  4. Add egg, vanilla, baking soda and a pinch of sea salt. Mix until fully combined.
  5. By heaping tablespoon or standard sized cookie scoop drop dough onto lined cookie sheet.
  6. Use the back of a fork to form a crisscross pattern on each cookie.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes until edges are lightly brown.
  8. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes before removing to cooling rack.

13 comments:

  1. Yummy these peanut butter cookies sound great! Can't wait to try, they are one of my favs :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  2. I love flourless pb cookies! I might have to whip up a batch this afternoon since they are so easy! :)

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  3. These look and sound so yummy! I must try them.:)
    Hope all is going well for you!
    Hugs,
    Marie

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  4. Looks tasty,Serena!! Wonderful pictures!!
    http://www.rita-bose-cooking.com/

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    I hope you can make it!



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    The Chicken Chick

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  6. I frequently make peanut butter cookies but I've never tried making it without flour! I'll definitely be trying this, Serena! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. These cookies look awesome. I'm amazed that they hold together with no flour or butter. Can't wait to try them! ...Susan

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  8. I just made these! They were amazing! Simplified them a little by just rolling into balls and criss cross with a fork. Baked on my baking stone. Allow them to cool thoroughly so they don't crumble on you! Very soft and chewy, or bake the extra 2 mins and have a little crunchier cookie. :-) They were luvvvved by everyone in the house! Will definitely make again, and now had a permanent place in the favorites cookbook! ★★★★★ ....♥, Celeste Teel

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  9. These were delicious. My family loved them. Thank you!

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  10. These were delicious. My family loved them. Thank you!

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  11. Hi. What is the other 2 TBLS of brown sugar for?

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    1. I found it was the right amount of sugar.

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  12. I LOVE peanut butter cookies and can't wait to try this recipe. Based on the reviews - it's a hit! And the photos are sooo yummy looking. Happy to discover your blog via #SITSBlogging!

    Stephanie
    http://www.naturalgirldiary.com

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