Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

I couldn't believe that you could make these cookies without flour. I saw them on Emeril and had to give them a try. An added touch is to put chocolate chips in the batter. Yum!


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix peanut butter and sugar until creamy.
  3. Beat egg and add baking soda.
  4. Add egg mixture to peanut butter mixture. Mix well.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet, 2" apart.
  6. Dip a fork in sugar and make a criss-cross pattern on the cookies.
  7. Bake until slightly browned, but still soft to the touch, about 10 minutes.
  8. Let cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes.
  9. Transfer to wire rack until cooled.


Most Helpful

I made these cookies (as written) and everyone at work loved them. They were referred to as the "best cookies ever" and everyone wanted the recipe. I suspect that the people who downrated this recipe had problems simply because of the splenda, not because of the recipe. The recipe is GREAT!

Filititi December 05, 2003

I made the recipe exactly as described only I substitued Splenda for the sugar. The cookies looked great when finished but I wasn't happy when I tasted them. They were definitely dry, like a tea cookie. And it wasn't because I baked them too long, if anything I under-cooked them. Also, I am extra sensitive to artificial sweetener taste and I could definitely taste the Splenda. These must be better with real sugar. However, the recipe is extremely easy and takes only minutes so give it a try and see if you can do better than me. The recipe made exactly 12 cookies.

Chef Jimmy October 20, 2003

I'm on Atkin's and couldn't wait to try these! (no flour allowed on Atkins!) I subbed "Splenda" for the sugar. They tasted great! One problem was they were a little dry. Could be the Splenda or I cooked them a little to long. (With Splenda you have to shorten the cooking time. My son liked them also!

Verelucky October 13, 2003

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