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Peanut butter blossom cookies next to each other on a table.

Healthy Peanut Butter Blossoms


  • Author: Brittany Mullins
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 24
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

With only six ingredients and about 15 minutes to whip up, these heathy peanut butter blossoms are an easy addition to your holiday cookie tray! Vegan and gluten-free. 


Ingredients

  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed + 3 Tablespoons water*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Vegan chocolate chunks (I used Enjoy Life)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven: Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Make flaxseed egg: Mix together the ground flaxseed with the water to make your flaxseed egg and set aside.
  3. Mix ingredients: In a medium bowl, mix the peanut butter, sugar, flaxseed egg, vanilla and baking soda until well combined.
  4. Scoop: Scoop 1 Tablespoon of the cookie dough, roll into a ball and set about 1 inch apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake: Bake for 9-10 minutes. Remove from oven, and immediately press a chocolate chunk into each cookie. Allow to cool completely; the chunk will harden as it cools.
  6. Store: Store in an airtight container on the counter for 3-4 days or in the fridge or freezer for longer storage.

Notes

  • If you don’t need the cookies to be vegan, you can use a regular egg instead of a flaxseed egg!
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 119
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Sodium: 24mg
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: healthy peanut butter blossoms