Peanut Butter Spelt/Oat Cookies

This is the cookie which is most often made in my home! It’s very easy to make, healthy and doesn’t have  a lot of ingredients. Bonus! 🙂

*Preheat oven to 325 F*

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Natural Peanut Butter (I use natural & unsweetened)
  • 1/3 cup Sucanat sugar or Coconut sugar
  • 2 Tbsp of brown rice or quinoa flour
  • 3 Tbsp flaxmeal with 4-5 Tbsp water
  • 1/3 cup Spelt flakes or Oats

Method:

  1. In a small bowl add flax and water. Mix and let it sit for 5 minutes to thicken.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl add the peanut butter and sugar. Combine.
  3. Add flaxmeal and flour and give it a good mix. Make sure the flaxmeal is distributed well!
  4. Lastly toss in the oats or spelt flakes and combine.
  5. Roll into small balls and place on baking sheet.
  6. Flatten slightly with a fork or push down with the palm of your hand
  • Bake at 325 F for 12-14 minutes depending on the size of the cookie.

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Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

I found this recipe on VegWeb.com and the source is www.luxhippie.com

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup natural chunky peanut butter ( I prefer smooth peanut butter )
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour ( I use spelt or brown rice flour )
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt ( I just threw in a pinch of Himalayan salt )
  • 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. In a large bowl mix bananas, vanilla, peanut butter and maple syrup into a creamy consistency with a hand blender.
  3. In another bowl combine oats, flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and combine well.
  5. Fold in chocolate chips
  6. Place tablespoon sized balls of batter onto baking sheet
  7. bake for 15-18 minutes

*Makes about 15 cookies*

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