Tuesday, 21 June 2011

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

When i first found this recipe i was very sceptical about how they would turn out, but i must say i was amazed and very pleasantly surprised!

If you think about it though, when you make a flourless cake you usually use a ground nut instead of flour, and as peanut butter is basically ground peanuts you have your flour substitute.

Not only did they look like a cookie, but they tasted amazing too, not too sweet and not at all dry, they are very moorish and the sprinkling of salt on the top is a nice touch, it adds an extra dimension........

We will be lucky if the batch i have made lasts till tomorrow!!!

Oh and did i say they are so easy to make, would be a great cookie to make with the kids!

Pre heat oven to 175c, 350f, gas mark 4

Makes about 28 cookies

1 cup of peanut butter (i used half smooth and half crunchy as that's all i had in the cupboard)
1 cup of soft brown sugar
1 large egg lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
course sea salt to sprinkle on top

Mix all the ingredients except the salt together.

Spoon dessert spoonfuls onto a ungreased tray about an inch apart, slightly flatten and using a fork make markings on the cookies, then sprinkle the salt on top.

Bake in the oven for 10 minutes. Let cool on tray then transfer to a cooling rack.

Try not to eat them all at once........


  1. I'm pretty sure we'll be making these this weekend!!!! They look SOO good Rach!

  2. I made half with salt on and half without, so Joshua could have some.
    They didn't last long at all, now i just need to get another huge tube of peanut butter....lol