3 Ingredient Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies are one of my favorite treats.  With only 3 easy ingredients you probably already have on hand in your kitchen, they are a perfect last minute treat.  We love them, and I am sure you will too!

3-Ingredient Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

I am always seeing where my friends and even family members need gluten-free to avoid allergic reactions or discomfort.  If I am making a special dessert, then it is important t me to be able to share with everyone.  I hate seeing people feel left out, so making these gluten free peanut butter cookies are an amazingly easy solution.  With 3 basic ingredients, it means I can literally make these in minutes, and never have to worry about shopping for something special at a pricey specialty foods store.

Ingredients: 

1 Cup Sugar

1 Egg

1 Cup Peanut Butter

Directions: 

Mix all three ingredients together in a medium bowl until well combined.  You can use a hand mixer if you need to, but I found this easier to mix by hand.  They will form a thick batter or rather wet dough.  This is the consistency you want. Still moist, but able to fairly easily form into a ball.  You just want this to be well incorporated and similar to the consistency of the inside of a peanut butter cup.

Next, you will preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Roll the mixture into small balls about the size of a walnut and place 1″-2″ apart on a nonstick pan. I prefer using silicone baking mats to make sure there is no sticking.  Once the pan is filled take a fork and lightly press on each cookie vertically and then horizontally, forming a crisscross pattern.

Next, you will bake them for 5-8 minutes. The time may be different as some ovens are different, be sure to check on the cookies often. The cookies are done once they start to crackle around the edges.  I prefer softer in the middle, but you may want to cook longer for a crisp cookie.

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As you can see, these gluten-free peanut butter cookies are super easy to make, and of course, they are delicious.  They are great for your friends who need gluten-free foods, but they are also amazing for everyone.  As a busy mom, you probably don’t have a ton of time to be in the kitchen baking. That makes these perfectly easy and budget-friendly recipe solution!

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