How to make peanut butter cookies

This is the recipe for three-ingredient peanut butter cookies! It was a gluten-free recipe before it was cool to be gluten-free!

Three ingredient peanut butter cookies - gluten free!

This recipe for three ingredient peanut butter cookies was originally published back in 2013. Yup, it was one of my first recipes. And the recipe did phenomenally well! This recipe was part of the reason I started focusing on more things than food. I am still always learning, but let me share with you the picture that I originally had on this post.  I’m even showing you the ingredients you need for the three ingredient peanut butter cookies : )  This beginner level picture was repinned thousands of times on Pinterest!Three ingredient peanut butter cookiesI even volunteered this picture at a conference as a “bad” image of before I learned anything about photography for blogging and Pinterest. A whole room full of bloggers had a good laugh at this one (me included).

Do you know that I originally was trying to be a technology-based blog? Focussing on how to use your iPhone? Back in the day of the iPhone ONE. One of the first blog posts I wrote was how to actually turn your iPhone off. Because so many people didn’t realize that when you put your phone to sleep, it wasn’t turned off. Can you guess what my big logic flaw was? I’ll give you a clue. How many people, who don’t know how to turn an iPhone off, would look for a blog to read… I published a few really easy recipe and here I still am – five years later!

Peanut Butter Cookies, with only three ingredients, could this be true? I was assured it was. And, that they are delicious! And that this recipe makes about 18 cookies.

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1 cup peanut butter

1 cup sugar

1 egg

Three ingredient peanut butter cookies.

Ingredients for three ingredient cookies.

Oh yes. I love simple, super easy recipes! That I can teach my boys and they can make without needing half of my pantry supplies. Hmmmm, how do I love this recipe, I can count the ways!

How to Make: Gluten Free Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are as easy as it gets. Altogether they come together in one bowl, four ingredients (and you can even ditch the baking powder if you really wanted to) and can be made and enjoyed all within 30 minutes.

The recipe for these isn’t exactly unique. They’re based off of a popular, tried and true three ingredient peanut butter cookies recipe that you’ve probably seen (or have eaten!) before. The original recipe is very basic but always delivers:

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg

Just mix and bake – that’s it!

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