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Stacked almond flour peanut butter cookies on white plate with bottle of milk and plate of cookies in background.

Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies


Description

You will not miss the flour at all in these delicious cookies! Soft and chewy with slightly crunchy edges, these cookies are delicious, warm from the oven or cooled later with a tall glass of milk or cup of coffee or tea.


Ingredients

2 and 1/2 cups almond flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup salted butter, room temperature

1/4 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup light brown sugar

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter

1 egg, room temperature

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup chocolate chips


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. 
  2. In mixing bowl, or bowl from stand mixer, combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, peanut butter, egg, vanilla and baking soda. Stir until well combined.
  3. Add in almond flour and stir until well combined.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips, reserving a few for the top of each cookie. (optional)
  5. Using a cookie scoop, drop cookies onto prepared baking sheet, 12 per sheet.  Press a few of the reserved chocolate chips into the top of each cookie ball of dough.
  6. Chill dough on baking sheets in refrigerator for 15 minutes.  Alternatively, you can chill the dough for 15 minutes before scooping out the dough balls onto the baking sheets.
  7. Bake cookies, one sheet at a tie in 350°F oven for 13 minutes until light golden brown.
  8. Allow cooking fool cool on baking sheet for two minutes, then transfer to wire cooling racks.
  9.  

Notes

  1. If you are omitting the chocolate chips from this recipe, you can use a floured fork to press a crisscross pattern on top of each cookie by pressing down lightly following step 5 in the instructions above.
  2. If using unsalted butter, add in 1/4 tsp. salt during step 2. 
  3. Storage instructions:
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 13 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies