I came home last night and was craving something sweet. I was thinking my experimental brownies (which i’ll try soon) but really I needed it quick and relatively healthy. Relative. It’s all relative.
I got this recipe when I was experimenting with being gluten-free for a week. The gluten-free didn’t stick, mostly because my body was not happy off gluten. And I missed it. But a bunch of the recipes made their way into my binder.
I like the idea of a really clean cookie. Zero flour, butter, oil, what have you. Just egg, freshly ground peanuts and sugar. The taste: delicious.
Just a note, if you want a denser cookie, make sure to omit the baking powder.
See, even Mary likes it!
Mary thought the cookies needed a little something, something. Like chocolate. You really could add any chocolate to it.
- 1 cup peanut butter (freshly ground is awesome, so is chocolate peanut butter)
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp baking powder
- Dash of vanilla (maybe 1/2 tsp if I had to measure)
- Preheat oven to 350
- Mix together the peanut butter and sugar. Make sure it’s good and combined.
- Add in the baking powder and vanilla and make sure it is evenly distributed throughout the mixture.
- Finally, add in the egg. It will come together very quickly. Roll out some dough and bake it up! About 10-12 minutes should do it.