Vegan GF Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Cookies, a staple of the holiday diet, right?  Well when you don’t eat dairy or gluten all those classics are off the table… or so you think. I wanted to recreate and old favorite and these came out perfectly. The addition of molasses syrup gives these cookies a great depth of flavor.  And please the combination of chocolate and peanut butter is a immediate win in most people’s books so there you go!

Short on time this month so let’s get to this recipe!

Vegan GF Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies
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Serves: 12-14 cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 flax egg (1 tbl flax meal mixed with 3 tbl water, stirred and allowed to sit 4 minutes)
  • 1 tbl molasses
  • ¼ tsp tbl salt
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Himalayan salt for topping
  • 1 bag of Justin’s dark chocolate peanut butter cups (wrappers peeled off)
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Into a your stand mixer, paddle attached, add all of your ingredients through vanilla. Blend until creamy.
  4. Using a small scoop, place the dough balls on your sheet about 2 inches apart.
  5. I gently pressed them down a bit to flatten.
  6. Bake for 8 minutes then remove.
  7. As soon as you remove them, press the pb cups into the center of each one.
  8. Allow to cool completely.

 

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Sorry for the poor lighting but yesterday was so glum and gray out.

I topped with a pinch of Himalayan salt when the chocolate was melting.

These cookies, once completely cooled/and the chocolate is solid, can be frozen for up to 30 days.

I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season! ~ox

— Knead to Cook

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