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Vegan Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

These vegan gluten free peanut butter cookies are flourless and refined sugar free.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, plant based, refined sugar free, vegan
Servings: 14
Calories: 124kcal

Equipment

  • Sheet pans
  • Parchment paper

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup smooth natural peanut butter (at room temperature)
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Add the peanut butter, maple syrup, pure vanilla extract, and salt to a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  • Add the coconut flour and mix well.
  • Refrigerate the cookie dough for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Scoop out 1 tablespoon of dough into your hands and roll it into a ball, then place on a parchment paper lined sheet pan. Repeat until all the cookie dough has been formed into balls.
  • Use your fingers to press the dough balls down and flatten them into circle shapes.
  • Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.
  • Let cool before serving.
  • Makes 14 vegan gluten free peanut butter cookies.

Notes

  • Store the cookies in an airtight container for a few days. Or for longer term storage you can freeze them in an airtight container or freezer bag.
  • Optional additions: 1/2 cup of chopped peanuts and/or 1/2 cup of vegan chocolate chips.
  • These cookies are also delicious eaten straight out of the freezer. They have a satisfying, crunchy texture when eaten frozen.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg