Peanut Butter Cookies (Gluten-Free Recipe)
Gluten Free Peanut Cookies Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies (Gluten-Free Recipe)

These classic peanut butter cookies are gluten-free.

24
cookies
30 min
PREP TIME
50 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/2 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla

1 cup Gluten-Free Flour Blend (see below)

1/4 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

 

Sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375ºF.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine brown sugar, butter and peanut butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add gluten-free flour blend, baking powder, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets; flatten balls in criss-cross pattern with fork. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Tip #1

- If dough is too soft, cover and refrigerate 30-45 minutes or until chilled.

Tip #2

Gluten-Free Flour Blend: Combine 2 cups rice flour, 2/3 cup potato starch (do not use potato flour), 1/3 cup tapioca flour and 1 teaspoon xanthan gum. Use appropriate amount for recipe; store remainder in container with tight-fitting lid. Stir before using.

Tip #3

This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.

Nutrition

80Calories
3.5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
75Sodium (mg)
11Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  November 04, 2014

Delicious and very easy recipe. I also doubled the amount of peanut butter to add more flavour. Light and crispy texture - better than any other recipe I've tried.

— says Taymo
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  August 13, 2014

Very tasty! A local bakery has gluten-free PB which are crispier than these. Any suggestions for variations to this recipe to increase crispness?

— says Jean
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Test Kitchen Comment August 15, 2014

Hi Jean, there are a few things you can do to make a crisper cookie. Have dough at room temperature rather than chilled - the dough will spread more as it bakes producing a cookie that is crisper. Press the dough down on a greased cookie sheet rather than leaving the drop cookie in a ball on the sheet. Bake the cookies 1 to 2 minutes longer than what the recipe states, but the cookies may brown quickly so watch them carefully.

— says mallory
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