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No Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

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flourless peanut butter cookiesPeanut butter is not one of my go-to’s in the kitchen. Especially when I’m baking, but a few weeks ago when I was invited to visit the Tillamook farm we got to try some of their ice creams smothered in between soft and chewy cookies. I jumped at the salted caramel and chocolate, but was hesitant of the peanut butter and jelly version. Something about it just didn’t sound fantastic but luckily I had Glory from Glorious Treats there to put a little peer pressure on. They turned out to be one of my favorite treats from the entire trip and inspired me to create these no flour peanut butter cookies!

flourless peanut butter cookies ingredients
That’s right, I said NO flour. Which seems odd, right? I’ve made these two different ways. The first with my homemade peanut butter and the second with a store bought version. Both tasted equally delicious so I don’t think you’ll need to worry on which to use. I do suggest that you take a peek at the label before you start and adjust your sugar in the recipe according to how much is already in your spread.

flourless peanut butter cookies recipe

No Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

No Flour Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • sea salt, optional


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Use a hand mixer to cream together all ingredients except for the salt. Drop tablespoons of dough onto your lined cookie sheet. Press down with a fork to create the classic peanut butter marks.Sprinkle with sea salt if using.
  3. Bake ten minutes rotating halfway through.
Recipe adapted from Claire Robinson

flourless peanut butter cookies with Tillamook ice creamNow, the cookies are amazing on their own. My five year old could have devoured an entire pan all on his own, but add in a little Oregon Strawberry Tillamook ice cream and you’ve got something amazing.

flourless peanut butter cookies with strawberry ice cream

I think this is the perfect way to end a perfect summer.

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Flourless Chocolate Cookie Recipe


Sunday 6th of December 2015

What could I use if I don't have a lined cookie sheet or parchment paper?


Sunday 6th of December 2015

Tin foil or if you don't have that just lightly mist the tray with non stick spray.

Glory/ Glorious Treats

Thursday 4th of September 2014

I'm always good for some peer pressure to eat yummy things! These look delicious!


Saturday 11th of January 2020

I made these tonight because I didn’t have half the ingredients for normal pb cookies. We love these and i love that I can make them for my family!!

Kathleen R.

Sunday 31st of August 2014

These look awesome! I love the ingredient simplicity of these. Definitely need to try this recipe!

Allison T

Friday 29th of August 2014

These sound amazing! I love that they do not have flour in them, I am no longer GF but it is great to have in the cookie repertoire! Thanks for sharing!


Monday 8th of September 2014

You can still enjoy these without being on a gluten free diet. They are simply delicious.

Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust

Thursday 28th of August 2014

These PB cookies are my favorite ones! I mean, I’m all for a traditional recipe, but there’s something so peanutty about them with no flour. And the ice cream sandwiches were the BEST!

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