Chewy Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

plate of peanut butter cookies

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This easy recipe uses common ingredients that make a peanut butter cookie so delicious, no one will guess it’s gluten-free!



1 1/4 cup 1-to-1 gluten-free flour blend*
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup cane sugar (or regular granulated sugar)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 egg, beaten well


Sift together the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.

In a separate large bowl, cream the butter and add the sugar, peanut butter, and brown sugar gradually creaming after each addition until light and fluffy. Add the egg and mix thoroughly. Add the flour mixture gradually beating after each addition until smooth.

Drop mix 1 tsp at a time 2” apart onto greased cookie sheet. Dip fork in flour and press cookies criss-cross.

Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until the cookies are just set and the edges are just barely beginning to brown. Don’t overbake or they won’t be as chewy.