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13 December 2011

peanut butter flourless cookies

 Last night, at Natalie's suggestion, I tried a new recipe out. Peanut Butter cookies are a favorite here but I was venturing in new territory by not baking them with flour. These are the second cookies I have made without using flour and I must say, I am beginning to like the trend! They are still yummy delicious, soft and chewy as well. Go bake some today!

Peanut Butter Cookies from Real Simple


Ingredients

  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment. In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, sugars, eggs, baking soda, and salt until smooth.
  2. Shape the dough into balls (about 1 heaping tablespoon each) and place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets. Using the tines of a fork, flatten each ball, creating a crisscross pattern.
  3. Bake, rotating the baking sheets halfway through, until puffed and golden, 10 to 12 minutes (the cookies will deflate as they cool). Let cool slightly on the baking sheets, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
By Dawn Perry,  December 2011

(I always like to have some variation, so of course, I added Ghirardelli bittersweet chocolate chips to about half of them!)

3 comments:

Heather said...

they look pretty yummy! what else have you baked without flour?

andrea littlebighead said...

these insanely rich chocolate cookies that Nat likes to call them 'brownie cookies'. the recipe link is on my pinterest but i will be doing them with walnuts from now on (even more like brownies)! http://pinterest.com/pin/30540103692642452/
:)

Milla said...

Hello dear, thanks for this recipe, I'm quite stoked on learning how to produce a flourless potluck sweet. Happy Holidays!