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Peanut Butter Cookies (Gluten Free and Vegan)

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 Cups - Coconut Flour or Gluten Free All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon - Xanthan Gum
  • 3/4 Teaspoon - Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon - Salt
  • 3/4 Cup - Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup - Vegan Margarine
  • 1 Cup - Brown Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons - Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tablespoon - Water

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix the flour, baking soda, and salt in a medium size bowl.
  3. Mix peanut butter, margarine, brown sugar, vanilla, and water until it fluffs up using a hand mixer or Kitchen Aide.
  4. Slowly add flour mixture to the mixture in Step 3.  
  5. If the dough seems too dry, add additional water 1-2 tablespoons at a time.
  6. Roll approximately 2 tablespoons of dough into a ball and add to a cookie sheet.
  7. Use a fork to make a criss cross pattern on the cookie.
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes until the edges are slightly brown.

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