Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Bake up these peanutty, soft & chewy, gluten free peanut butter cookies for a delicious snack. Just 5 ingredients, one bowl and  10 minutes in the oven and these irresistible cookies will be ready to devour. Warning: They won’t last long so grab one while you can! And since they contain no flour, they’re gluten free naturally.

Stacked gluten free peanut butter cookies on parchment paper set on wooden table.

Every once in awhile I get this HUGE craving for peanut butter and today was no exception.  What I really wanted was a quick and easy, yummy dessert that didn’t take a lot of effort.  I could have baked my Peanut Butter & Banana Cookies, Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies or even these easy Peanut Butter Energy Balls but I wanted something more basic. Enter these one bowl, flourless peanut butter cookies, which also happen to be naturally gluten-free.

Stacked cookies on white plate with platter of cookies and bowl of peanut butter in background.

Easy 5-ingredient cookies

Forgot to make a snack for the kids? (big kids like Dad count too) No worries! These are really easy to whip up and go together in just minutes. All you need are 5 ingredients (I mean who counts salt), creamy peanut butter, brown and granulated sugar, eggs and baking soda. Mix it all up in one bowl, keeping the clean up down to almost nothing (my kind of cookie), and using a small cookie scoop,  plop it onto a cookie sheet then flatten slightly with the tines of a fork and bake.

Cookies cooling on wire rack.

By the way, if you don’t have a cookie scoop or two, go buy one. I held out for the longest time but, believe me, I wish I’d gotten one sooner. They save time and energy and all your cookies come out the same size. Great for when you’re making sandwich cookies.

3 cookies stacked on wooden table with more cookies around them.

See, what did I tell you, sooooo easy! And delicious! These cookies turn out wonderfully peanutty, soft and chewy, and they go great with milk or coffee or ice cream (just sayin’).

PB cookies in front of jug of milk with blue and red striped straws to side.

Now I’ve got to warn you, these might not stay around long enough to cool down. They are so yummy and so addictive I have to control myself not to eat them before the kids get home. Once they do, and Dad shows up, they’re gone in a flash. Maybe next time I’ll hide some. Just kidding, not kidding.

Cookies on wooden table with bite taken out of one.

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Bake up these peanutty, soft & chewy, gluten free peanut butter cookies for a delicious snack. They won't last long so grab one while you can!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 132kcal
Author: Linda Warren

Ingredients

  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter, gluten-free variety
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 cookie sheets with silicone mats or parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, stir together all ingredients until smooth.
  • Using a small cookie scoop, scoop dough onto prepared cookie sheets, spacing 2".
  • You can leave cookies as is or press down with tines of fork in a crisscross pattern, flattening slightly.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes or until puffed and golden.
  • Let cookies cool for about 3 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Cookies will deflate slightly as they cool.

Nutrition

Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 104mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.4mg
Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

5 Comments

  • Reply
    idrinkforaliving
    08/09/2013 at 8:17 pm

    O.M.G. this sounds amazing! Pinning!

  • Reply
    Sinfully Tempting
    08/09/2013 at 8:14 pm

    I love peanut butter, can’t wait to try these! 🙂

    • Reply
      Christina
      08/09/2013 at 8:22 pm

      Yay! Let me know your thoughts 🙂

      • Reply
        Sinfully Tempting
        08/09/2013 at 8:25 pm

        Will do! 🙂

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