dessert

peanut butter cookies

peanut butter cookies

these cookies were total badassery
we made them as quick as it took us to realize we were hungry for a snack
we had chunky peanutbutter at home and a google search found this from a favorite website.
someone at work asked if i put nuts into them?
ha REALLY? wouldnt that take forever!?
just buy chunky PB !

2 cups whole wheat pastry flour, spelt flour, or unbleached all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
1 cup organic, chunky natural peanut butter
1 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Place racks in the top third.

In a medium mixing bowl combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. in a separate larger bowl combine the peanut butter, maple syrup, olive oil, and vanilla. Stir until combined. Pour the flour mixture over the peanut butter mixture and stir until barely combined – still a bit dusty looking. Let sit for five minutes, give one more quick stir, just a stroke or two. Now drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined baking sheets. Press down on each one gently with the back of a fork. It’s a loose batter, so if you’re set on doing criss-crosses, go ahead and chill the batter for an hour or so before this step. Bake for 10, maybe 11 minutes – but don’t over bake or they will be dry. Let cool five minutes and transfer to a cooling rack.

Make 2 – 3 dozen cookies.

just use chunky peanutbutter
everyone at work LOVED them so they will be made again
love the maple syrup idea

http://www.101cookbooks.com/archives/peanut-butter-cookies-recipe.html

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