Peanut Butter Cookies

The healthiest peanut butter cookies, ever.

No added sugar– just dates.

No butter– just avocado.

Oat flour rather than white flour. 

And still packed with taste! 

Peanut Butter Cookies
Yields 24
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup packed dates (pitted)*
  2. ⅓ cup hot water
  3. 1 cup peanut butter (no added sugar)
  4. 1.25 cup oats (or whole wheat flour)
  5. 1 tsp baking powder
  6. 1/2 cup mashed avocado
  7. 1 flax egg (1 Tbsp ground flax + 3 Tbsp water)
Instructions
  1. Heat the oven to 350F.
  2. If using oats, blend the oats until they turn into a flour. Add the baking soda to the mixer and continue to mix.
  3. In a bowl, combine the flax and water and allow to thicken for a few minutes.
  4. Add the pitted dates, hot water, mashed avocado, peanut butter, and flax egg to the mixer. Blend until all the ingredients are combined and form a dough.
  5. Line cookie sheets or baking pans with parchment paper. Roll dough into ~ 24 balls and place on the paper. Flatten with a fork using criss-cross patterns.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until desired texture. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  7. Store in an airtight container or put in the freezer.
Kristina DeMuth http://stonebreakerswebgroup.com/