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Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle (Vegan)

by Jeanette on December 15, 2011 · 10 Comments
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These Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle remind me of peanut butter kiss cookies, just a little bit more grown up.

Gluten-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

Gluten-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

I used to make lots of cookies around the holidays, but I found myself tasting a few too many from all the batches of cookies. This past year, with the discovery that my youngest son is allergic to wheat and other foods, I’ve really cut back on my holiday baking. These Gluten-Fre Peanut Butter Cookies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle, which remind me of peanut butter blossoms (the peanut butter cookies with chocolate kisses on top), were one of the few cookies I’ve made this holiday season. They’re made with almond flour, so they are gluten-free, plus they are vegan.

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle (Vegan)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup organic sugar
  • 1/2 cup Earth Balance Buttery Sticks, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup vegan dark chocolate

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine almond flour, salt, sugar, Earth Balance, vanilla and peanut butter in a bowl and beat with electric mixer until thoroughly blended.
  3. Form into 1″ balls and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet, 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake for 12-14 minutes until set and lightly browned. Cool.
  5. Melt dark chocolate either in the microwave (for 45 seconds at a time, stirring in between until melted) or a double boiler, and drizzle on top of cookies.
http://jeanetteshealthyliving.com/2011/12/gluten-free-peanut-butter-cookies-with-dark-chocolate-drizzle-vegan.html

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Comments

  1. yay for gf cookies! peanut butter and dark chocolate drizzle are amazing together!!! :D have a wonderful weekend jeanette :)

  2. These look delicious! I’m so glad you found a way to continue your holiday baking…in a gluten-free world!

  3. I love peanut butter and I can’t belive they are vegan, they look so delicious!

  4. Great cookie recipe, and love that they use almond flour! Can’t wait to try making these :-) Happy Holidays!

  5. I will visit here again and again as I learn to make vegan desserts for friends! Going to visit the link now. (I make way too many cookies for a family of 4 – and one doesn’t live here anymore!)

  6. I love peanut butter blossoms, well I love anything that calls for peanut butter and chocolate. I have no doubt I’d love these cookies too. Vegan too, way better!!

  7. I grew up making the peanut butter blossoms with my Mom all of the time. I still love them. But now I am going to totally be making these! yum!! They look gorgeous!

  8. Beautiful cookies! We can do these … yay!!

    xoLexie

  9. How many cookies does this recipe make?

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