These flourless, no-bake Peanut Butter Cookies are moist, rich, smooth, sweet and nutty. Super easy, no baking and just 3 ingredients, it’s a no brainer!
So if you’re in the mood for a cookie and need it fast, this one’s for you. A minimalist ingredients list, no cooking prep, peanut butter-fied – what more could you ask of a cookie? Well you could pimp them up with some chocolate chips if you fancy, then there really is nothing more you can ask of a cookie!
Questions about Peanut Butter Cookies
How to make peanut butter cookies? To make peanut butter cookies, fat, sugar and flour (or oats/nuts etc) are combined into a smooth dough. The dough is then shaped into balls which are flattened and then chilled to set further. No cooking is required with the final cookie.
Are oat cookies healthy? Oat cookies are not necessarily healthier than regular cookies. In fact, the baking doesn’t really have any impact on the nutritional qualities or energy-density of the cookie. There are not really many vast differences between baked and non-baked cookies.
Can I cook no-bake cookies? No-bake cookies can be baked to achieve a more crunchy, crumbly, set texture. Great thing is that they can also be consumed raw so less waiting!
Are no-bake cookies gluten-free? No-bake cookies can be gluten-free. They are not usually made with wheat flour which has to be cooked. So it could be generalised that no-bake cookies are more likely to be gluten-free when compared to their baked counterparts. However, this is not always the case.
Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
Makes 8 cookies
Ingredients for vegan Cookies:
- 140g oats
- 200g peanut butter
- 150ml maple syrup
- Combine the peanut butter and maple syrup until well incorporated.
- Fold into the oats and mix into a dough.
- Continue to mix with hands and form into 8 balls.
- Place each ball on a tray lined with greaseproof paper and flatten using hands.
- Refrigerate for 1 hour.
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Big Thanks to…
Nora Cooks for my food inspo. You can find her recipe here: https://www.noracooks.com/vegan-no-bake-cookies/