Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies
1/2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
1/4 Cup Ground Flax Seeds
1/2 Cup Quick Oats
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
2 Tablespoons Canola Oil
1 Tablespoon Unsweetened Applesauce
1/4 Cup Maple Syrup or honey
1/4 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Mix together dry ingredients first, then add applesauce, oil, vanilla, syrup and peanut butter.
Using a wooden spoon to mash together the mixture works best.
Drop by Tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet about 1-2 inches apart.
Pat each cookie down with the back of a spoon.
Sprinkle with coarse sugar if you like.
Place into oven and bake 10 to 12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly golden.
After they are baked let them cool for at least 15 minutes. They will be soft out of the oven but
will become more crisp and chewy when they cool.
Tips: If using honey, cookies may stick to wax paper. To prevent this, either use maple syrup or bake cookies on metal non stick cookie sheet.
~ Recipe submitted by Kseniya of “The Midnight Baker”
My husband don’t like vanilla on a cookie recipe. Is it OK if i don’t include the vanilla in the ingredients? Or do you have some alternative for it. Thanks.
Hi Melanie, sure. Try the cookies without vanilla. It usually enhances the flavor, but if it’s a flavor he doesn’t like anyway, they may taste just as good without it for him :)
I love the outlook of your cookie. I think it will be yummier if I add some cream cheese frosting on the top. It is so indulging. My kids will surely love this.