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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Peanut Butter Cookies are mildly sweetened , crumbly textured eggless cookies with bursting peanut-y-flavor made with whole wheat flour.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Baking
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 20 Small Cookies
Calories 71kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • ¾ cup Wholewheat flour
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Powder
  • teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ cup Cooking Butter
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar
  • cup Cane Sugar
  • cup Peanut Butter
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon Flaxseed meal
  • 3 tablespoon Water


  • Into a bowl add 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal and 3 tablespoon of water ; whisk well together and set aside undisturbed for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes , it looks thick and gelatinous , hence it’s called flax egg.
  • Into a mixing bowl , add butter , cane sugar , palm sugar . With a hand blender / electric blender , whisk until sugar and butter is well incorporated.
  • To this add peanut butter, vanilla essence, flax egg and continue to blend everything together till creamy.
  • Place a flour sifter above the mixing bowl ; add flour , baking powder , cooking soda, salt and sift everything together directly onto a mixing bowl.
  • With spatula, mix everything together to form a thick and stiff dough. Cover bowl with a cling film and refrigerate it for 30-60 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes , takeout the bowl from refrigerator and remove cling film.
  • Scoop 1 tablespoon of cookie dough and shape into balls and gently press to give a round shape. Arrange on a lined baking tray and make design or any impressions from fork .
  • Preheat oven to 180 deg Celsius ; place the baking tray inside the oven and bake for 16-18 minutes.
  • Once baked , cool the cookies on wired rack.
  • Let cookies cool down completely , store in a air tight snack jar.
  • Serve it as a snack or with hot cup of tea.



Calories: 71kcal