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Calling all Peanut Nuts!

March 9, 2011 by Scott Gile

In honor of Peanut month (who knew there was such a thing?), BnBFinder featured our flourless peanut butter cookie recipe in their blog.

We’re big fans of peanut butter cookies, and this flourless (and gluten-free!) version is one of our all-time favorites.

If you believe in peanut butter (and we do!) you simply must give these a try!

Recipe: Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies – Yum!

July 23, 2009 by Scott Gile

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies
One of the challenges at Brewster House, like most bed and breakfasts, is coming up with recipes that are good enough to use, but also meet special dietary requirements of some guests.

We often seem to have guests who have restrictions on wheat flours or are otherwise gluten-free, so afternoon snacks of cookies, cakes, etc., can be a bit of a challenge.

That’s why we were thrilled when, a few years ago, Ruth came across this recipe for flourless peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips in Southern Living magazine. Scott loves peanut butter, and combined with chocolate it is ideal! This recipe has become his favorite of any peanut butter cookie, with or without flour!

Flourless Peanut Butter
Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup smooth peanut butter (chunky may be used if preferred)
1 large egg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup milk chocolate chips (or morsels)

1. Stir together first five ingredients in medium bowl, using wooden spoon. Stir in chocolate chips/morsels

2. Drop cookie dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet

3. Bake at 350 F for 12 minutes or until puffed and golden (Cookies will be soft in the center). cool on baking sheet 5 minutes, remove to wire rack.

Enjoy!

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