Gluten-free peanut butter cookies recipe

Classic cookies get a gluten-free twist

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On this Peanut Butter Cookie Day, even those sensitive to gluten can honor the classic cookie. This recipe contains no flour (and only 4 ingredients!).

Flourless peanut butter cookies

Makes about 16 reasonably-sized cookies


  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • Extra granulated sugar for rolling


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream together the peanut butter and sugar.
  3. Beat in the baking powder and the egg. Mix until well combined.
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. Roll a heaping tablespoon of dough into a ball and then roll in your extra granulated sugar to coat.
  6. Place balls an inch apart on the baking sheet and gently press each dough ball down with the tines of a fork dipped in sugar, leaving criss-cross tine marks on the dough.
  7. Bake in the oven for approximately 10 minutes.
  8. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and let the cookies rest on the sheet for 5 minutes.
  9. Move the cookies to a cooling rack to cool for another 10 minutes.

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