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gluten free peanut butter cookies

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword peanut butter cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
chill 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 143 kcal

Ingredients

  • cups gluten-free oat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt or Himalayan slat
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • cup coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • ½ cup all-natural peanut butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl and set aside.

  3. Place sugar, coconut oil, and maple syrup in a medium bowl; mix with a hand-mixer until totally combined.

  4. Crack one egg into sugar mixture and mix until combined. Repeat with remaining egg. 

  5. Add extract and peanut butter, mix to combine.

  6. Add oat flour mixture into sugar mixture and mix until a soft dough forms. Place bowl in refrigerator to chill for 20 minutes.

  7. Scoop 24 rounded teaspoons of dough onto the prepared baking sheet, leaving two inches of room between each scoop.

  8. Press the back of a fork into the top of each cookie, turn the fork 90 degrees and press down again to make a crosshatch design.

  9. Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly brown around the edges.

  10. Cool until ready to serve. Store remaining cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to three days.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 40mg2%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.