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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Peanut butter cookies

Published: October 25, 2019 at 3:34 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + cooling
  • Easy
  • Makes 12

Nutty, buttery and quick to make, these crisp peanut butter cookies are gluten-free and great for baking with kids. Have them ready in just under 30 mins.

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal218
fat11.3g
saturates2.7g
carbs21.9g
sugars20.5g
fibre1.1g
protein6.4g
salt0.6g
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Try our easy recipe for peanut butter cookies, then check out more delicious cookie recipes such as these classic chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies, healthy cookies and Anzac biscuits.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 230g golden caster sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp sea salt, plus extra to sprinkle on top
  • 200g smooth peanut butter
  • a handful roasted peanuts, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 and line 2 baking trays with baking paper or silicone baking mats.

  • STEP 2

    In a large bowl, whisk the egg into the sugar until fully combined. Add the vanilla and salt, and stir to combine with a wooden spoon. Mix in the peanut butter until well combined and a dough forms. Leaveto stand for 5-10 minutes to firm up.

  • STEP 3

    Form the dough into 12 balls and spread evenly across the baking trays. Press lightly to flatten them slightly and sprinkle over a little extra salt and chopped peanuts.

  • STEP 4

    Bake for 10-13 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to a wire rack to cool for 10 minutes before eating. These can be stored in a tin for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 2 months.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

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