One of my favorite memories growing up is making peanut butter cookies with my mom - they are her favorite! Now, as a mom myself I cherish making peanut butter cookies with my own child. In our home, our favorite peanut butter cookie recipe is one that we have updated to be organic, whole-wheat and vegan - because making a cookie that is a little bit better for your child and the environment, only makes it that much sweeter! Read on to learn how to make these simple cookies.
Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients
- 1/2 cup organic peanut butter
- 3/4 tbsp. organic baking soda
- 3 tbsp. organic whole-wheat flour
- 1/4 cup. organic sugar
- 2 tbsp. organic brown sugar
- 2 tbsp. organic applesauce
- 1/2 tsp. organic vanilla
Step 2: Mix the Dry Ingredients
Add all of the dry ingredients to a medium sized bowl and mix well.
Step 3: Add the Wet Ingredients
Mix in all of the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients until completely mixed.
Step 4: Chill
You can refriderate the dough for 30 minutes if you like a softer cookie.
Step 5: Roll + Press!
Roll the dough into small balls and then press a criss-cross design on the top using a wet fork.
Step 6: Bake
Bake your cookies at 350 degrees F for 7-8 minutes.
Step 7: Cool
Remove the cookies from the cookie sheet and allow them to completely cool.
Step 8: Eat and Enjoy!
Surprise your kiddos with an afternoon snack that is perfect with organic milk!