Recipe: Gluten-free peanut butter chocolate cookies (video)

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Hanna Malco

Baked goods are normally made from a flour mixture, which is not allowed in a gluten-free diet, limiting the wide variety of dessert choices of a wheat intolerant person. These simple peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are easy to make, and even though they lack an ingredient, the bold taste makes up for the loss. This recipe makes two dozen cookies.

Baked goods are normally made from a flour mixture, which is not allowed in a gluten-free diet, limiting the wide variety of dessert choices of a wheat intolerant person. These simple peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are easy to make, and even though they lack an ingredient, the bold taste makes up for the loss. This recipe makes two dozen cookies.

Ingredients:
1 cup peanut butter
¾ cup sugar
1 egg
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup chocolate chips
Choices of chocolate include semi-sweet, milk, dark, white, or, could be substituted with peanut butter chips.

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Mix together peanut butter, sugar, egg, baking soda, chocolate, and salt in a large bowl.

3. Ball up pieces of the dough and place onto a nonstick pan, or preferably on parchment paper.

4. Bake for about 13 minutes, or until golden and puffy.

5. Allow five minutes to cool, then put on rack for 15 minutes to cool.

Featured Photo Credit: Julie Knowles/The Foothill Dragon Press

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