Spicy 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
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Spicy 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

These simple and easy Spicy 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies are soft and chewy like the classic, but with an updated twist. They're perfect for the holidays! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine vegan, gluten free
Keyword 4 ingredient peanut butter cookies, vegan peanut butter cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 167kcal
Author Willow Moon

Ingredients

Chia egg

Cookies

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper + more for sprinkling on top
  • Pinch salt

For sprinkling on top

  • Turbinado sugar (optional)

Instructions

  • Chia egg: Mix ground chia seeds with water. Wait 30 minutes while the mixture becomes gelatinous. 
  • Cookies: Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Mix all ingredients. Refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hour for easier scooping. Scoop onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Dip a fork in water and make criss-cross marks on each cookie, rewetting fork as necessary. Sprinkle cayenne pepper and turbinado sugar on top.
  • Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.5mg