These cookies helped us finish the night off. We love baking cookies! I used crunchy peanut butter instead of smooth. Hi there, it might be the brand of vegan butter you’re using, next time you can let them chill in the fridge for 10 minutes before baking. Mix by hand, don’t use your electric mixer for this part. Okay, if you added choc chips or cacao nibs, then I’d be willing to move from probably to definitely say it’s my favorite. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix only until just combined. Thanks for posting . I’d love to try the recipe. ★☆ When I made these, I got 24 cookies out of the batch, so the nutrition info is per cookie, or 1/24th of the batch. This should result in a mixture that’s easier to work with. Still ate it and as stated, the taste was great! They can also be stored in an airtight container in the fridge. I made a thumbprint before baking and just added a small piece of vegan chocolate as soon as the cookies came out of the oven. The recipe doesn’t work. Another great recipe! But keep a close eye on them so that they don’t burn. Then Saturday was a BBQ at our house with a few of the friends we saw on Thursday and Friday nights. If you try it can you come back and let me know how they turned out? I am looking for the soft, chewy kind of peanut butter cookie I am familiar with from my past. I used coconut oil in the same amount as I would have butter and they were extremely oily (I could squeeze the balls and oil would drip out). Nutritional information derived from a database of known generic and branded foods and ingredients and was not compiled by a registered dietitian or submitted for lab testing. I loved these. PERFECT!! Did you use natural peanut butter (the kind you have to stir) or something like Jif or Skippy? They’re already pinned in my “Recipes I am going to try” wall. Sorry the dough was crumbly :/ There are a couple things I can think of that might cause this: 1) Scooping your flour with the measuring cup instead of lightly spooning it into the measuring cup I made slight adjustments to the ingredients, based on what I had available, and it could be what made them so smooth, soft, and (surprisingly) chewy: I used coconut oil instead of the vegan butter, and I only used brown sugar (about 3/4 cup). You would just sub 1-to-1. Hello from Canada. FOODAL® IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF ASK THE EXPERTS LLC. Learn how your comment data is processed. Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe Response quick please! Let sit on the cookie sheet for about 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool. I hope they turned out alright anyway. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. These cookies keep perfectly at room temperature for up to a week in an airtight container. Thanks! I decided that for our 4th of July BBQ this weekend, I didn’t want to worry about the meal. Just made these with chia seed “eggs” instead of flax. I tried this PB cookie recipe for the 1st time today – and they are so yummy. I also can’t guarantee it’ll work with Bob’s Red Mill GF flour since I haven’t tried it. I guess I’ve been too caught up in chocolate EVERYTHING, so I haven’t gotten around to it…but I will most definitely be trying this ASAP! Hey Ariella – yeah, if you have the kind of peanut butter that doesn’t separate (i.e. Ive made so many vegan peanut butter cookies in my life time that were ok but i decided to try this one and this was the best vegan peanut butter cookies ever! The taste was amazing!!! Made these today and loved them! Most people are not aware of this. If you want it a little crunchier then bake for 12 minutes. Can I use almond flour? I just made them with store bought peanut butter (no stir natural kind), I added 2 tbsp of vegetable oil and the dough was great. *If you want a softer cookie then bake for 10 minutes. But I don’t know, what went wrong, that they spread so much! Awesome! Last updated: December 30, 2019 at 9:08 am. Hey Erica – yeah, that’s expected. I am very new to baking, let alone vegan baking. I am planning to make peanut butter cookies for an upcoming office party and want to impress since most of the office are not vegan! Add the margarine and sugars to a large bowl (preferably that of a stand mixer) and beat with the paddle attachment on medium speed until homogeneous and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Hi Carol, so glad you enjoyed these! Bob’s Red Mill makes a great one. I know what you mean… I was surprised that I didn’t have a plan ol’ PB cookie recipe on the blog yet! ★☆ Me and my mum can’t get enough! , Is honey sunflower butter usable? It does have a slightly stronger flavor though so use it based on whether or not you think it would be a compliment to what you’re making. at their house). If so then I wouldn’t be surprised it they needed a bit more liquid. I used some fudge ice cream to make a few ice cream sandwiches as a “cake” of sorts to celebrate my good friend Elissa’s birthday. And I’ve also made these cookies and not needed to add in any soy milk at all. Thank you, Raquel, for posting the recipe – it is greatly appreciated! Mix by hand, don’t use your electric mixer for this part. Slice and Bake Gluten-Free Basil Shortbread Cookies, Lavender Cookies: Perfume for the Taste Buds, Lemon Almond Coconut Macaroons (Gluten Free), I love your vegan p.b. A single bread-ready banana to the mix, and removed some of the white sugar and the flaxseed. I love they have it because of the no added salt to the nuts. One quick question about the Nutrition Facts: What is the SIZE and WEIGHT of the “Amount Per Serving”? . Please let us know if you give it another shot. What brands do you purchase? I can’t wait to try it. I sprinkled with a mix of brown sugar and cinnamon on top. Made these tonight and they came out perfect. So awesome, Alice! Next time I bake these, I’ll try to follow the recipe! We’ve had great success doing this simple switch with our cookies to make them gluten-free. I’ve tried many of those on the list in the past! If you measure correctly, your cookie should turn out how you want it. No extra milk needed – easy, quick, perfect vegan treats. Whoops, just realized you were replying to my comment saying coconut oil would feel more oily! I love making delicious vegan food and creating vegan versions of all your old favorites, so that you’ll never feel like you’re missing out. So I’d suggest adding the tablespoon of soy milk if you want to make them easier to work with. Thanks! I’ll let you know how that turns out. Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a5551e6a9f9fc7868ed3b986b5bf4ea7" );document.getElementById("dad9f07499").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Hi I’m Alison Andrews! They are if you use organic cane sugar and brown cane sugar I had to add a pretty hefty amount of water to get the dough back to a normal consistency. My husbands words were “they are the best cookies I’ve ever had!” We went vegan October last year after being veggie for a long time, and I only started trying out vegan baking this year (I’ve always loved cooking, but never been a successful baker, vegan or veggie) and every single recipe I have used of yours has been amazing, so thought I should leave a comment to say thank you! I have been looking for the perfect vegan peanut butter cookie for a long, long time, and I have finally found it. Wahoo! If you give this a shot then let me know how it turns out! Love these cookies!!! We are vegetarians who occasionally dabble in veganism we’re in the midst of a blizzard and can’t get out so have limited baking supplies. (See notes)*. If you scoop your flour, you are likely to get as much as 1.5x the amount of flour as when you lightly spoon it into your measuring cup, so that is often a big source of any “dryness” in baked goods recipes. Coconut oil also tends to feel a bit more oily to me, so I would decrease it by a bit (maybe 2 Tbsp). Scary world we live in. You could try coconut oil if you have that on hand though. Hi, I made these yesterday and they came out delicious! My 7 year old is dairy intolerant (her ears turn firehouse red if she eats dairy). If you try to roll some of the cookie dough into a ball and it doesn’t want to stick together and just crumbles, then add 1 Tbsp non-dairy milk and try again to roll into a ball. We amped it up Friday with a BBQ at our friends’ place, complete with garden-grown squash, Santa Maria style trip tip (a central coast specialty for non-vegetarians), and a pasta salad that I threw together just in time (i.e. If you’d like these cookies to be gluten-free then simply use a gluten-free all purpose flour blend to replace the regular flour in these cookies. Unfortunately I didn’t have all the necessary ingredients (getting stuff from the grocery store is challenging right now) so I experimented with what I had on hand. Easy and foolproof. While the dough is chilling preheat your oven or, Place a bit of sugar in a small bowl. I found my dough crumbly too and i ended up not using all the flour i measured out but i did indeed SCOOP the flour, not sift. Will it be ok if I leave out the flaxseed? Let me know how it turns out! Thank you so much for sharing. I made these cookies and added dried cranberries as chunks in it. (I used rice flour to keep this recipe both vegan and gluten-free .) 2. These cookies come out crispy, not very soft. Thanks so much! If you try to roll some of the cookie dough into a ball and it doesn’t want to stick together and just crumbles, then add 1 Tbsp soy milk and try again to roll into a ball. Instead, I opted to make an appetizer and a dessert. Glad you liked these, Dunder . If it’s very similar to peanut butter then most likely. Hi Amber! Place on. Since they contain no butter or eggs, they need a little time to firm up. Probably, but I haven’t tried that. Thanks for reporting on it, Connor! We occasionally link to goods offered by vendors to help the reader find relevant products. I also made the second half of the cookies peanut butter thumbprint cookies. Updated Oct 2, 2020 / Published: Oct 2, 2020 / This post may contain affiliate links. Absolutely love them! I love freshly ground peanut butter! I’ll be using the peanut butter I bought there for my cookies, and in the future will make the cookies with the almond and cashew butters. If you’re in any doubt, then see our process photos and/or watch the video to see the consistency that the cookie dough should be. These really are the best! ? Why does this recipe call for cold butter? It’s easy to get caught up in other things, like chocolate I definitely have a few chocolate cookie recipes! For a really crunchy cookie, you can bake for 14-15 minutes. Could you use vegetable oil instead of vegan butter? I am a vegan, love to cook and bake, and have been searching for a good peanut butter cookie recipe since I have been craving them for quite some time. Oh my goodness . and put them in the fridge for 10 minutes prior to baking, as you suggested. If you must leave it out, another commenter just said she made these using a whole banana instead of the flax+water. Most US sugar companies only process with animal bones. 1 cup flour (light spelt, unbleached all-purpose, 1 – 1 gluten free) 1 teaspoon baking soda**. Dip or half dip the baked and cooled cookies in melted chocolate for a chocolate and peanut butter dream. Keywords: vegan, peanut butter, cookie, flax seed, Tag @foodal_blog on Instagram and hashtag it #EatFoodal. They’re really good. Bake for 10 minutes for a softer cookie. They look amazing! Please do us a favor and rate the recipe as well as this really helps us! (I don’t have flax seed on hand & have read that a TBS of applesauce can replace an egg in baking) … ? I haven’t tried it… My guess would be that it would work, but the flavor might not be quite as rich. Hi Connor – sorry about that. Some of these links may be affiliate in nature, meaning we earn small commissions if items are purchased. I simply changed a couple ingredients to make them vegan, and then proved that it could work. We started off on Thursday night at a brewery up in Santa Margarita with a good group of friends for a mellow hangout. I don’t think almond flour would work – they would turn out crumbly.