Coconut Oil Peanut Butter Cookies

Coconut Oil Peanut Butter Cookies

You’re never too old to enjoy a classic peanut butter cookie. We think our recipe for coconut oil peanut butter cookies is even better than the kind we grew up with. Adding organic extra virgin coconut oil adds healthy nutrients such as essential fatty acids, healthful lauric acid and disease-fighting antioxidants. But healthy doesn’t matter that much if a food doesn’t taste good, right? The fresh, slightly floral and nutty flavor of high-quality organic extra virgin coconut oil makes the humble peanut butter cookie a thing of wonder. Enjoy them after school, after a horrible day at work or just because you love peanut butter—and who doesn’t. Whatever the reason, keep a batch of these protein-packed coconut oil peanut butter cookies around to make the day better.

Course Snack
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 dozen
Calories 2653 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Cream peanut butter and organic extra virgin coconut oil together. Whisk in eggs until smooth.
  2. Blend all remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add the peanut butter mixture to the dry mixture. Stir until the ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. Roll the dough into walnut-sized balls and transfer to a platter. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for approximately 20 minutes.
  4. Place dough balls on an ungreased cookie sheet approximately three inches apart. Flatten balls with the bottom of a drinking glass pressed into sugar or a fork if you prefer the traditional crosshatch design.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for about 10 minutes. Do not let cookies brown. Cool for a minute or two on cookie sheet before transferring to rack.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Oil Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2653 Calories from Fat 1044
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 116g 178%
Saturated Fat 32g 160%
Cholesterol 245mg 82%
Sodium 2855mg 119%
Potassium 1911mg 55%
Total Carbohydrates 355g 118%
Dietary Fiber 15g 60%
Sugars 119g
Protein 73g 146%
Vitamin A 7.1%
Calcium 35.2%
Iron 74.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Tammie Burnsed

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Tammie is a freelance and creative writer who usually disparages the term “super food” but makes an exception for coconut oil. Her research for Coco Treasure has turned her into a verified coco-nut, and she’s made peace with that. Tammie lives in sunny California where she enjoys painting, writing and sharing all things beachy with her husband and two dogs.
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