Twelve Days of Gluten Free Cookies: Peanut Peanut Butter Cookies (Day 3)

Peanut Peanut Butter Cookies IIf you have followed this blog for any length of time then you know that peanut butter is my favorite food in the whole wide world! So it goes without saying that peanut butter would be featured prominetly in my first annual cookie countdown. These peanuty peanut butter cookies were born from a very special request from a client. Back when I was just an in home baker a customer asked to have bits of peanut added to his peanut butter cookie order.. I was at first taken aback but after careful consideration it made a lot of sense. What better way to improve on the classic peanut butter cookie then to add peanuts? The addition was perfect! I could go on forever about how amazing these cookies are but I’ll just leave you with the recipe and let you find out for yourself. Happy Baking 🙂

Peanut Peanut Butter Cookies
¼ cup gluten free all purpose flour blend
¼ cup tapioca starch
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ cup vegan margarine (I like blue bonnet light)
¾ cup cane sugar
¼ cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup dry roasted unsalted peanuts, crushed

1. Preheat oven to 350 F and spray a cookie sheet with baking spray. In a small bowl
whisk flour and baking powder. Set aside .
2. Using a hand mixer cream earth balance and peanut butter on medium speed. Add
sugar and brown sugar and beat until just blended. Beat in egg then flour mixture until just combined. Be sure not to over mix.
3. Separate dough into 2 inch balls on cookie sheet 2 inches apart on cookie sheet and press lightly with the palm of your hand.
4. Bake until lightly brown around edges about 15 minutes.


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