Sunday, August 21, 2011

Peanut-Butter Coconut Cookies

I'm on such a peanut butter kick you guys! I buy this brand: Maranatha, it's honestly the best peanut butter I've ever tasted. Straight out of jar? I think so... Unlike your average peanut butter cookies, these ones include coconut, so when baked it gets slightly toasty, yyyuum. Make sure to use natural peanut butter with nothing but peanuts and maybe salt in the ingredients list for optimal results.

½ cup oat flour  
¼ cup buckwheat flour      
¼ cup brown rice flour      
1 tbsp ground flax seed      
1 tsp baking soda      
Pinch of salt (don't add if salt is listed in peanut butter)
1 cup of natural peanut butter
1 cup coconut sugar
¼ cup coconut oil
½ cup shredded coconut

¾ cup water
1 tsp vanilla extract

Mix dry ingredients together (flour, baking, soda, flax and salt.) Set aside. Mix sugar, oil, peanut butter, water and shredded coconut in a large bowl. Gradually add in dry mixture and stir until you form a thick dough. Roll into balls and press with a fork into cookie shape. Bake for 12-13 minutes at 350F. If over bake them they will get dry, so keep a close eye on them.

These were very chewy, though not as dense as your usually peanut butter cookies. Still really good!

6 comments:

  1. oh wow, peanut butter cookies without the butter. ahhh i would love to try this!

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  2. o Boy, you guys always put me into a dilemma wondering which recipe to make first! I was planning to make your graham crackers today ;)

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  3. @Aspiring Steph: we made our grahams today too! my only solution is...make both! lol

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  4. This looks so good. I love peanut butter. I'm going to make these ASAP

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  5. These look fantastic and combine two of my favourite ingredients - winner!

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