ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The Best Darn Peanut Butter Cookies

Updated on December 28, 2015

Rate this Recipe!

5 stars from 1 rating of The Best Darn Peanut Butter Cookie

Peanut Butter Cookies with a snap!

When I want a Peanut Butter Cookie, I want one that tastes like peanut butter, has a snap to it and allows the flavor to dance in my mouth. This Peanut Butter cookie is not like the cookies of old as it no longer is bogged down with a ton of flours, fats, and binders that are unnecessary. Since peanut butter is a fat and protein, I have found we can eliminate the traditional butter and added structure from regular flour which gives you a well balanced peanut butter taste and excellent crumb. The primary ingredient in this cookie is peanut butter, imagine that! I have tested and toyed around with this recipe for a while now and found that the flourless cookie lacks just a bit of structure and the old fashioned recipe lacks the full taste of peanut butter. This is the best of both worlds and is gluten free as an added bonus. Enjoy!

The Best Darn Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten Free doesn't mean taste free.
Gluten Free doesn't mean taste free. | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 2 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Chunky Peanut Butter
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla, *see recipe for homemade vanilla
  • 1/4 cup Amaranth Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Soda
  1. Mix peanut butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in a bowl well.
  2. Blend flour and baking soda in a separate bowl, sprinkle over peanut butter mixture and mix well
  3. Scoop our 1 inch balls onto silicon mat on your cookie sheet, spacing 2 inches apart. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes... until browned on edges.
  4. **CAUTION! As this is primarily a nut mixture, the cookies can go from under done to over done quickly, so these cookies need watched as they get close to the end of their cooking time.
  5. Remove from sheet pan while warm to cool on a rack. This will assist in the cookies having a quality snap and lessens breakage.

© 2015 MrsLMMc

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)