Gluten-free peanut butter chocolate cookies

In the Kitchen

These peanut butter chocolate cookies are simply to die for! They whip up super quickly, use minimal ingredients and are gluten-free! Give them a go, just a warning - they will be devoured quickly and won't last too long in the bikkie tin!


  • 1 cup no-added-salt, no-added-sugar smooth peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 85g dark chocolate chips (or any chocolate, white milk etc)
  • Variation -add raisin  or chopped dried apricots? 


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Combine peanut butter, egg, vanilla essence, sugar and baking soda in a bowl. Mix well. Add chocolate chips. Stir to combine.
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper.  shape teaspoonfuls of mixture in balls and place on the  tray about 5cm apart. 
  3. Bake for 10-12 minutes Allow to sit on the tray for a few minutes before transferring to a rack to cool.