Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies
Prep: 30 minutes plus chilling • Bake: 10 minutes per batch • Makes: about 30 cookies
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), softened
1 large egg
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla extract
Gluten-free nonstick baking spray
1. In medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In medium bowl, with mixer on medium speed, beat sugars and butter 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Add egg, peanut butter and vanilla extract and beat 2 minutes. Add dry ingredients and beat 1 minute or until well combined. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
2. Preheat oven to 375°. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick baking spray. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons, 2 inches apart, onto prepared cookie sheet. With fork dipped in flour, lightly press dough mounds flat, pressing horizontally, then vertically to make a crosshatch pattern. Bake cookies 10 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool completely. Repeat with remaining dough.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 cookie): 98 Calories, 5g Fat (2g Saturated), 14mg Cholesterol, 82mg Sodium, 11g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 2g Protein