Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten-Peanut Butter Cookies are a great way to satisfy your inner cookie monster while still being conscious and ‘good’ about keeping your waistline intact. These cookies are easy to prepare, easy to bake, and, of course, easy to enjoy! This recipe is perfect for that last minute craving you might all of a sudden be hit with. You’ll see!

Are you on the Gluten-free kick? Avoiding flours, breads, pastas, all those delicious baked goods? It's amazing how where ever you seem to go these days, bakeries, cafes, restaurants, grocery store are offering products that are now gluten free. And while I do definitely agree with the health benefits to limiting one’s intake of processed flours, breads, pastas, and carbohydrates, its really a matter of balance, exercise, and overall healthy-conscious living as well would you not agree?

These cookies are so easy to make and they taste great too! You can adjust the sugar amount or if you are trying to make healthier sugar choices, no worries! Try using coconut sugar, or cane sugar, I suspect beet sugar would work too. Just stay away from the sugar-alternatives – stevia, aspartame, etc. Those won’t work. And the same goes with the peanut butter. I personally like chunky peanut butter, so that’s what I used. I have since made this recipe and I tried it with almond butter and cashew butter! Both were fantastic. These cookies are definitely a great gluten-free snack – and can be a healthy protein source at the same time. Go on and get baking! I know you’ll definitely be making more than one batch! If you are looking for great recipes for your recipe box that are gluten free, this one is worthy of a try.

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When you add peanuts to any recipe you are also adding some healthy nutrients. Peanuts are an excellent source of several B vitamins, vitamin E, several dietary minerals, such as manganese, magnesium and phosphorus, and dietary fiber. They also contain about 25 g protein per 100 g serving, a higher proportion than in many tree nuts. A certain percent of the population is mildly or severely allergic to peanuts, so they may be banned from schools. You will often see peanut free labeling on foods, where no peanuts have been used in the facilities the food is packaged in.

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