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3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

These indulgent, melt in your mouth cookies are so decadent, you won't believe how easy they are! With just 3 ingredients, these peanut butter cookies are a deliciously simple way to get your sweet fix. Gluten free, grain free, and dairy free, too!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 3 ingredients, healthy dessert, peanut butter cookies
Servings: 12 cookies
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Cheryl Malik


  • 1 cup peanut butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup coconut sugar packed
  • 1 large egg


  • Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • Add all ingredients to large bowl and mix until combined. Place bowl in fridge for 10 minutes to help dough become firm.
  • Scoop 1 tablespoon of dough and roll into ball. Place about 6 or 7 balls on a parchment paper lined baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Repeat with rest of the dough.
  • Cross hatch balls with fork, flattening the balls slightly.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes. After baking, let cool at least 5 minutes before removing.


  • Make it Paleo: Swap peanut butter for almond butter.
  • Coconut Sugar: Okay to sub with granulated sugar if desired.
Recipe yield approximately 12 cookies. Actual number of cookies will be determined by size of dough balls rolled. Nutritional values shown are general guidelines and reflect information for 1 cookie using ingredients listed. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands and types of ingredients used.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 145mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 15g