5 Ingredient Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

If you are a peanut butter lover, you will love these soft and chewy flourless cookies dipped in dark chocolate. They are loaded with peanut buttery flavor, contain no flour, and are naturally sweetened! SO easy to make and absolutely addicting. 

Flourless peanut butter cookies dipped in dark chocolate laying on white parchment paper.

This recipe has been named the best peanut butter cookies by many of my readers. If you are a PB lover like myself, these are a must-try. Super easy, only 5 ingredient, and just 20 minutes to make these flourless peanut butter cookies.

These cookies contain no flour, are naturally sweetened with coconut sugar, and are so addicting. Enjoy this recipe for any time of the year or as a healthier holiday cookie!

How to Make Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies – Step by Step

  • Mix all of cookie ingredients together in a bowl until combined.
  • Measure about 2 tbsp of cookie dough and roll into a smooth dough ball – lay on cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Press dough balls with fork in a criss-cross position pattern.
  • Bake for 8 minutes. Let cool completely and dip half of cookie in melted chocolate – lay on parchment paper and let cool.

How to Make These Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies - Step by Step

How do you make flourless peanut butter cookies chewy?

This recipe is perfect if you are looking for a soft and chewy peanut butter cookie. How to make cookies chewy is the proper measurement of peanut butter, sugar, and properly baking the cookies/not over-baking. To make them extra chewy, refrigerate your cookies after baking for a more fudge-y texture.

Tips for Making Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

  • Don’t have peanut butter? You can swap peanut butter for cashew butter or almond butter.
  • I baked these flourless peanut butter cookies with coconut sugar, you can also use brown sugar or white sugar instead.
  • To store or keep cookies fresh, refrigerate or freeze in a ziplock bag or sealed container.

If you love these cookies..

You may also enjoy these cookie recipes as well:
Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Chewy Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies
Healthy Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

Faqs: 

Can You Substitute Brown Sugar with White Sugar in Peanut Butter Cookies?
This recipe calls for white sugar, but you can use brown sugar or coconut sugar as a healthy option. The brown sugar contains molasses which will make the cookies much more moist and chewy.

Close up of a flourless peanut butter cookie dipped in dark chocolate on white parchment paper.

 

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Close up of a flourless peanut butter cookie dipped in dark chocolate on white parchment paper.

5 Ingredient Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

5 from 3 votes
Servings 10 cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Cooling Time
5 mins
Total Time
18 mins

If you are a peanut butter lover, you will love these soft and chewy flourless cookies. They are loaded with peanut buttery flavor, contain no flour, and are naturally sweetened! SO easy to make and absolutely addicting. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy cookie recipe, flourless cookies, gluten free cookies, peanut butter cookies
Calories: 215 kcal
Author: A Simple Palate

Ingredients

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar (can use white, brown sugar, or coconut sugar)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup dark chocolate, melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Mix peanut butter, sugar, and vanilla in electric mixer. Add egg in and mix on low until it is incorporated.

  2. Roll dough into 1.5 inch thick dough balls and place on a greased cookie sheet or parchment paper cookie sheet. Use a fork to press down cookie into a criss-cross pattern. Make sure cookies are 2 inches apart. Bake for 8 minutes and let cool completely. 

  3. Melt dark chocolate in microwave - heat 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between to avoid burning. Dip half of peanut butter cookies in dark chocolate, place cookie on parchment paper and let chocolate set. 

  4. Store cookies in sealed container or ziplock bag in refrigerator/freezer.

Recipe Notes

Tips

  • Don't have peanut butter? You can swap peanut butter for cashew butter or almond butter.
  • To make this recipe adaptable to be healthier you can make these cookies with an unrefined sweetener like coconut sugar.
  • Refrigerate or freeze cookies to keep fresh and chewy.
Nutrition Facts
5 Ingredient Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 215 Calories from Fat 120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.3g 20%
Saturated Fat 3.8g 19%
Sodium 109mg 5%
Potassium 171mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 19.7g 7%
Sugars 17g
Protein 6.4g 13%
Calcium 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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