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Peanut Butter Cookies

gluten free
wheat free
kid friendly
cheap as chickpeas
freezable
1 spoon difficulty rating

35

Serves: 20

Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are quick, easy to prepare and are guaranteed to disappear in one sitting... don't say we didn't warn you! 

Ingredients: 

  • 300g/1¼ scant cup peanut butter (any variety)
  • 140g/⅔ scant cup vegan butter or spread (our favourite is the Naturli vegan block), very slightly softened
  • 150g/¾ cup sugar 
  • 150g/½ scant cup syrup (eg maple, agave, fruit) 
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract or paste
  • 250g/2 cups plain flour (use GF if necessary)

Method: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (fan)/325°F/Gas Mark 3. 
  2. Line two baking trays with parchment. 
  3. Get a large bowl and add all of the ingredients except for the flour. Cream them all together either with an electric whisk or manually. 
  4. Fold in the flour and stir through until you get a dough like consistency. 
  5. Using your (washed ;)) hands, create a smooth dough and shape into around 20 evenly sized balls. 
  6. Place about 10 per baking tray and flatten them down with your hand until each ball is about 0.5cm thick. If you want a smoother edge then shape them with your hands. 
  7. Bake in the oven for around 15 minutes or until lightly golden. 

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