Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies

One bowl and one spoon are all the utensils needed to whip up these delicious, soft peanut butter cookies! Butter-free and egg-free, these cookies are filled with healthy protein.

Makes: 24Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 24


  • 1½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • ¼ tsp. xanthan gum
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 cup natural creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp. molasses
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the baking soda, rice flour, xanthan gum, and coconut sugar until well combined.
  • Add the peanut butter, molasses, applesauce, salt, and vanilla extract and mix all the ingredients together until smooth.
  • Roll into 1" balls and place on baking sheets 2" apart. Bake in preheated oven for 8 minutes. Remove from baking sheet and cool on a wire rack.