When I saw these cookies in this month’s Southern Living Magazine, I knew I had to make them. I do not have a family member with a gluten allergy, but I know many do.
Therefore, I felt it was my obligation to test these cookies out and make sure they were worthy of all of my flourless friends…they are!
These turned out so good. Flour…schmour…who needs flour when you can make these delicious little morsels.
Now these are cookies, mind you, so they of course still contain sugar, chocolate…you know the good stuff. They also most definitely contain peanut butter so alas these are not a good cookie for my nut allergy friends. But if gluten is your nemese, than these are the cookies for you!
Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies–Dec. 2010 Southern Living
Makes approximately 2 dozen
1 cup creamy peanut butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together peanut butter and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl until well blended. Stir in chocolate morsels. Little hint:When portioning dough for Flourless Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies, spray your tablespoon measure with cooking spray for easy release onto baking sheets. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
Bake at 350° for 12 to 14 minutes or until puffed and lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets on a wire rack 5 minutes. Transfer to wire rack, and let cool 15 minutes. (I found that the cookies don’t change their shape much from when first put them on the cookie sheet, so immediately after I pulled them out of the oven I flattened them slightly with the back of a spatula to make them a little thinner. I am guessing the lack of flour might cause this.)
Enjoy with a cup of hot chocolate or a nice tall glass of milk!