Glenda's Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

"I had SEVERE reservations when my wife first ininflicted these on me, but they are WONDERFUL! And easy to make!"
 
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Ready In:
20mins
Ingredients:
4
Yields:
18 cookies
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ingredients

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directions

  • Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • Shape dough into 1" balls.
  • Place 2" apart on an ungreased baking sheet, and flatten in a criss-cross pattern with a fork.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes at 350°.

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Reviews

  1. Cheffie M
    I have been using this recipe for quite a while and have made quite a few variations on it. They always come out great! I am just pulling some out of the oven that have added 1/4 teaspoon of butter extract and also some chocolate chips. These are the peanut butteriest tasting peanut butter cookies that you can make so if you are a fan, do make these. I found that the sugar can be increased or decreased without any ill effects so feel free to make them a little sweeter or a little less sweet as your tooth dictates. This recipe can easily be doubled, too. I am a cookie glutton so I usually get about 10 cookies from this recipe (I make them quite large). One thing, though...these are the only cookies that I make that I grease my cookie sheet. They do stick a bit when taking them off of my cookie sheet and because they contain no flour, they are a little fragile until they set up a bit while cooling.
     
  2. Ritzbiitz
    These are super delicious even if i screwed up :D I split the serving size in half but forgot to split the egg because it seems too messy and i also forgot to fork cross it down so i zapped it in the microwave for 2 minutes until the centers were done and they came out perfect and my boyfriend had them for breakfast :p lol
     
  3. Kate DeMello
    I got 24 cookies, not 18 = 90.75 calories per cookie. :)
     
  4. nanecky
    My favorite quick cookie recipe.I used coconut sugar instead..definitely changes the flavor..but so good!
     
  5. Bess Ebee
    Utterly Scrumptious. I used brown sugar cause I like molasses and I added a ton more vanilla..I just get splashing more in until I liked the taste. I had to drop temp to 325 cause I made them extra large and thick. Be careful not to under cook them if you use the brown sugar they will be a dark cookie. You will need to cook them on either a paper sack, alluminum foil, or parchment and just pull the whole thing off the sheet to cool for best results since they don't firm up until they've cooled off. I made these in a little bowl, with generic ingredients and no mixer. They were still perfect.
     
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Tweaks

  1. Bess Ebee
    Switched out the white sugar for brown sugar Added lots more vanilla to taste
     

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