Minute Peanut Butter Cookie

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I have learned that peanut butter will make my cookie recipe act completely different! I have tried it 5 different ways and came back to the first way I tried it.  Isn’t it always like that??  What happens is that we are going to get a crunchier cookie then the other recipes.  I have tried it with the whole egg trying to get something softer and it makes it cakey.  So egg yolk it is!  (Note: It’s important to let the cookie cool completely so it will harden up. This takes about 10-15 minutes.) 

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Adding more than 1 tbsp peanut butter also doesn’t make a cookie so I decided to add more peanut butter on top in a coconut oil drizzle to get more of that wonderful flavor.  (Use a food scale, it has to be 16 grams of peanut butter.  A regular tablespoon measuring spoon will add too much peanut butter!) Now…. I think they might be perfect or as close to it as I can get at the moment! 

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 That’s exactly 4 inches wide.  These little paper baking cups were too hard for me to walk away from at Target.  Apparently you can put them in the oven too.  I thought it would be perfect for a large peanut butter cookie.

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 I get to use the giant fork I have in my silverware drawer! I ended up dragging it across more than pressing down. You don’t really need to do this but I love the way it looks.  It’s a nice visual signal to your brain that you’re about to have peanut butter! 

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 Good god that thing is huge! Nice and sturdy like a cookie should be. 

024The peanut butter drizzle soaks in pretty quickly.  So it’s not a sticky mess and just adds a nice kick of flavor to the top of this. 

017If you use two 3.5 inch ramekins you can get a nice thin regular crisp cookie.  What I learned today is that if you are too quick to separate your eggs and leave egg white in your batter then you will most definitely get a softer cookie. So be sure to separate all the white out and if you get a softer result then it’s most likely because of the egg white. 

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 That’s a big difference in thickness and texture! I also used some truvia on the topping for these guys and I didn’t like the result at all.  It doesn’t get soaked into the cookie and doesn’t dry up on top so it’s sticky.  These are still really yummy but just a tad more like cake then cookie.  Just keep that in mind when you are separating the yolk from the egg.  

Minute Peanut Butter Cookie
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Peanut butter cookies
  1. 2 tablespoon Almond Flour
  2. 1/4 tsp baking powder
  3. 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  4. 1 tablespoon butter
  5. 2 1/2 tsp Truvia or (2 tbsp sugar equivalent)
  6. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  7. 1 egg yolk
Peanut butter drizzle
  1. 1/2 tbsp peanut butter
  2. 1/4 tsp coconut oil
Instructions
  1. Melt butter and peanut butter in the microwave and add the vanilla.
  2. Mix baking powder, almond flour, truvia in a bowl.
  3. Combine egg yolk, peanut butter, vanilla, and butter with the dry ingredients and spread into one 4 inch round container or two 3.5 inch round ramekins.
  4. Microwave for 55 seconds in the microwave in a 1200 watt microwave. (add more time for lower watt microwaves)
  5. Let cool completely and drizzle with peanut butter mixed with coconut oil.
With peanut butter drizzle
  1. 409 Calories; 37g Fat; 12g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 5 net carbs!
Without peanut butter drizzle
  1. 347 Calories; 32g Fat; 10g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 4 net carbs!
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24 comments

    • Elizabeth Nimphius says:

      It’s based on one large cookie. If you make two smaller cookies then divide that information in half.

    • Elizabeth Nimphius says:

      Nutritional information is for the whole batch. If you make two smaller cookies then divide the info by 2.

  1. dailar says:

    I tried this and the chocolate version and I must say I love love them yummy…. Thanks for the inspiration and recipes.

    • Elizabeth Nimphius says:

      They are super yummy and so much fun to have cookies so quickly! 🙂 I’m happy you liked them.

    • Elizabeth Nimphius says:

      I used to do that with pecans! Lol this would have been so much better. It’s a perfect bedtime snack.

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