Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

I've seen recipes for this kind of cookie before, but never really gotten around to trying them. Things that are gluten free usually don't taste very good to people that aren't allergic to gluten. But these cookies really are amazing! I love that you can make them so quick. The dough goes together really quickly, I think the total time between making the dough and baking the cookies was less than half an hour. They are also really versatile, you can make them like standard peanut butter cookies, rolling them in sugar, or add chocolate chips to it and make them like a chocolate chip cookie. I doubled the recipe so that we could try them both ways. Our family loved these cookies. 

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies
as seen on Our Best Bites

1 cup peanut butter
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
granulated sugar for rolling (optional)


1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)

Cream together the peanut butter and brown sugar until smooth. Add egg, vanilla, baking soda and salt and mix until combined. If adding chocolate, mix that in too. Use a small ice cream type scoop or a tablespoon to make cookie balls. You can flatten with a fork for a classic peanut butter cookie look or leave as a rounded ball and roll in sugar if you want to.


  1. Don't these need to be baked? If not went does it have eggs and baking soda?

    1. You do bake them. They don't have eggs but baking soda is included in the recipe.