Don’t let “Gluten Free” turn you off to this wonderful recipe for Gluten Free Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies! They are delicious and good for you! They’re super-moist on the inside with a rich flavor of peanut butter while the outside is finished off with a crunchy, chocolaty, pea-nutty texture. These cookies taste as good as the traditional peanut butter cup but in a cookie form that crumbles in your mouth with every bite!
They’re so good! The dark chocolate chips give you a wonderful chocolate taste without over-powering the flavor of the peanut butter.These gluten free cookies are extremely easy to whip up and they bake quickly in less than 15 minutes. The simple recipe includes chunky peanut butter, dark chocolate chips, some sugar, one egg, baking soda and unsalted peanuts. (No butter is needed either, as the peanut butter gives the cookies the consistency needed to hold them together during baking).
But besides their addictive flavor, these gluten free peanut butter and chocolate chip cookies are high in both protein and antioxidants, making them even more nutritious
for your family to enjoy.
So, go ahead and indulge away! Double the recipe and freeze some for those lazy days!
You won’t believe the satisfying results, both for your taste buds and your health.
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies
- 1 cup of chunky peanut butter
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1 large egg
- 1 cup of dark chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup of unsalted peanuts
Preheat oven 350 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, sugar, baking soda, salt and egg with a spoon. Stir in peanuts and chocolate chips. Mix until well combined.
Drop by teaspoons onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
Bake in oven for 10-12 minutes. Remove and cool completely. Store in air-tight containers.
Yields: about 16 to 23 cookies, (depending on their size)
Place them into trays, cover with foil and freeze.
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!
xo Anna and Liz