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Peanut Butter Cookie Cups (Gluten Free!)

Khea's Cookies

A super easy, fun, and delicious dessert for your next party.  The fact that these cookie cups are flourless make these perfect for guest who follow a GLUTEN FREE diet. Fill your cups with a variety of fun treats -- you have many choices:  candy, Nutella, homemade whipped cream...anything yummy. These will bring smiles to your next party.

 

Prep Time:  10 mins. prep  /  10 mins bake time per batch  /  Depending on size of your cups,  yields About 2 to 3 Dozen Cookie Cups

 

INGREDIENTS:

 2 cups peanut butter

1 cup white sugar

1 cup packed brown sugar

2 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 large eggs, room temperature

 

For Filling:  Candy, Nutella, Whipped Cream, and any other yummy ideas!...it's your cup to fill!

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

1)  Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Cream the peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy.  Beat in eggs and vanilla.  Round dough into balls and place each ball 2 inches apart onto parchment lined baking sheets. 

QUICK TIP:  Ice cream scoops are the best for making dough balls!  A scoop makes for easy and consistent dough scooping. 

 

2)  Bake until the edges are firm, 7-10 mins. 

OVEN TIP:  First test bake a cookie or two in your oven to check the results of your oven temperature and baking time...you can always reduce or increase the baking time to achieve the results that you want.

 

3)  While the cookies are still warm, gently press an indentation in the center of each cookie with a wooden spoon handle.  You can decide how big of a center you would like your cups to have, depending on what you intend to fill your cookie with and also depending on the size of your cookie.

 

 

4)  After the cookie cups cool, have fun and fill up your cups.  Put them on a platter and dazzle your quests!

 

Nutrition Facts:  1 Cookie

Calories 66 (calories from fat 25). Fat 4g (Saturated 1g); Cholesterol 4mg; Sodium 26mg; Carbohydrate 7g; (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 2g


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