Gluten-free Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe are simply 5 ingredients, then into the oven for crisp, flaky, and perfect peanut butter cookies! It doesn’t get much easier than mixing together peanut butter, oats, egg, coconut sugar, and dark chocolate chunks! Now, that’s the simplest recipe for peanut cookies I’ve ever heard! Our Gluten-free Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe is SO good that no will ever guess they are gluten free. It’s our little secret! 🙂
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Gluten-free Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Are easy yet deliciously good recipes your favorite thing ever?! They are mine and they make cooking a breeze. I love peanut butter cookies–the softness being my favorite part! I love this gluten free recipe that Ruthie, my momma, has created! Wether you are gluten free or not, you can enjoy this recipe at anytime. I’m remembering the time I baked up a batch of gluten free cookies before going hiking with a group of friends.. It was a great hike and on the way down, people started commenting that they were hungry. I quickly grabbed my bag of cookies and shared with the group! There were 3 people there that were gluten free (I didn’t know they were gluten free before hand) and they were so grateful that I had made the cookies gluten free so that they could devour them along with everyone else in the group!
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Fit Friday, Folks:
Summer is officially here at my house. School ended this week and the kids are free, or at least they think they are. When summer comes I have found that the workouts get a little harder to fit in. Getting to the gym is a bit more of a chore with four kids at home, four little ones that have places to be dropped at and picked up from, and family events on top.
A couple of years ago I quit signing up for fall races, training in the summer was so stressful that running would become a chore and not fun. Does that mean I stop working out in the summer? Nope, but I do sneak in more at home workouts and invite the kids to come play too. I have yet to have a kid finish and end with me, but they generally all join in at some point in time. This week’s workout is a kid friendly, no equipment, at home workout.
I like to move it to the backyard, especially with the shuttle run.
Always a good idea to make sure the kids know their mom is a bad a$$ that can kill it when needed.
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Nichole, Ruthie & Madeliene
- 1 C all natural peanut butter
- 1 C coconut sugar
- 1 egg
- 2/3 cup GF whole oats
- 1/2 cup GF dark chocolate chunks or chips
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Coat sheet pan with cooking spray; set aside.
- Cream peanut butter and coconut sugar in a mixing bowl with electric mixer.
- Add egg; mix until combined.
- Add oats and dark chocolate chunks; mix to incorporate.
- Let batter sit for 5 minutes. (will be thick)
- Drop by teaspoonfuls onto prepared sheet. (I used a small cookie scoop)
- Press with fork 2 times in opposite directions. (I like to add a sprinkle of sea salt on each cookie dough; it's optional)
- Bake for 8-9 minutes or until edges are browned.
- Remove from oven, let cookie rest on pan 1 minute before moving to cooling rack.
- Enjoy our Gluten-free Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies with a glass of milk!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 141 Total Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 8mg Sodium: 50mg Carbohydrates: 15g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 11g Protein: 4g