Are you a peanut butter cookie lover? Or peanut butter chocolate chip cookie lover? Or just straight-up any-kind-of-cookie lover? This post is for you. I’ve rounded up 20 gluten-free dairy-free peanut butter cookie recipes to soothe your sweet tooth!
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I’ll tell you as I was going through creating this roundup for you, I was reminded of making peanut butter cookies with my mom and sister when I was a kid. There was always TONS of peanut butter, sugar, and eggs.. and yeah, all those ingredients are gluten and dairy-free. And yep, you’ll find a couple recipes that look like that in this roundup. BUT the thing that struck me most while looking through lots of other recipes is how easy it is to up-level this classic cookie into something healthier and better for you.
You can add some oats for some healthy whole grain fiber. You can make them without eggs if you’re doing an egg-free diet too. You can swap out the refined white sugar for maple syrup. You can even add a little chickpea flour or coconut flour to boost the protein in your cookies. Seriously, with so many easy swaps, you can have a super-healthy-but-still-tastes-like-a-treat peanut butter cookie even on a gluten-free dairy-free diet.
I’ve been buying the peanut butter from the bulk area of my local grocery store for a couple years now – and I seriously LOVE it. You just stick a little plastic tub underneath the grinder, push the button, and watch it grind the peanuts into the tub (and sometimes smack the container if things get stuck – ha!). What’s great is that I only buy a small tub at a time, and there are NO added oils, sugars, or any preservatives – which I really appreciate.
Of course, there are other really great peanut butter options on the market – look for those with the least amount of ingredients. What do you need in peanut butter? Peanuts. That’s about it. Here’s the backup peanut butter I keep on hand for if the grinder runs out at my grocery store.
So dig into this batch – I’ve rounded up some classic peanut butter cookies, some peanut butter chocolate chip cookies (my favorite!), healthier peanut butter cookies, and some peanut butter oatmeal cookies for those of you who like a little more texture in your cookies. I’ve also added a few Top 10 resources for you throughout the post to make sure you’ve got everything you need on hand to make a batch any time you need to send something to an event or make them for a birthday, so be on the lookout for those throughout the post!
Gluten-free Dairy-free Classic Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes
Classic vegan peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips are made without any gluten, dairy, or refined sugar. Don’t worry though – they’re packed with flavor for peanut butter, maple syrup, applesauce, and dairy-free chocolate chips.
Everyone likes their cookies differently, and if you love chewy peanut butter cookies, this recipe is one for you. This recipe uses a number of pantry staples, so you’re likely to be able to get baking any time you have a craving for them. Swap out the butter for vegan butter to make them dairy-free and gluten-free.
Here’s a simple recipe to get you excited to share with your family. These peanut butter cookies are gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free. If you love classic peanut butter cookies, this one is for you.
If you need a cookie fix, this recipe has you covered. With only 3 ingredients, you could probably whip up a batch of these any night of the week. All you need is peanut butter, sugar, and an egg. That’s it! Enjoy them, because they’re gluten-free and dairy-free too.
These are the closest to the standard peanut butter cookie I remember making as a kid. Only 4 ingredients, and they’re all pretty necessary. If I were to make these, I’d probably pull way back on the granulated sugar, but overall they look divine.
Gluten-free Dairy-free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes
These vegan peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are gluten-free, dairy-free, and made with just 8 ingredients. They couldn’t get much easier! Enjoy these with dairy-free chocolate chips and you’ll have amazing cookies in just over 20 minutes flat!
These gluten-free vegan chocolate chip peanut butter cookie bars from Sarah Bakes Gluten-free are right up my alley. The combination of peanut butter and chocolate is one of my favorites – and these are naturally gluten-free and dairy-free!
Gluten-free peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are an easy recipe that make up soft and chewy cookies that are loaded with that delicious peanut butter flavor. These are made with oat flour, coconut oil, and vegan chocolate chips – so you know they’re gluten and dairy-free.
These super simple peanut butter chocolate chip cookies don’t have any flour at all, so you know they’re gluten-free. Just be sure to use vegan chocolate chips, so they’re 100% dairy-free!
These 5-ingredient peanut butter chocolate chip cookies couldn’t be easier. Seriously, with just 5 ingredients and less than 15 minutes, you can have some seriously delicious cookies baked up for you and your family. Swap out the milk chocolate chips for a completely dairy-free cookie.
Top 10 Ingredients for Gluten-free Dairy-free Cookies:
- Peanut butter
- Maple syrup
- Dairy-free chocolate chips
- Gluten-free rolled oats
- Coconut flour
- Chickpea flour
- Vanilla extract
- Coconut oil
- Vegetable shortening
Gluten-free Dairy-free Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie Recipes
These healthy peanut butter cookies are gluten-free and made without refined sugar, so you know they’re good for you. Since they have gobs and gobs of peanut butter (yum!), you don’t even need any normal butter at all – making them dairy-free too. Score!
These healthy gluten-free dairy-free peanut butter blondies are easy to make – you do most of the mixing in your blender! They’re also a little more on the ‘healthy’ side of desserts, ramping up the protein factor with chickpeas instead of traditional flour. I can’t wait to give this recipe a try!
This healthy oatmeal peanut butter skillet cookie looks like down-home food if I’ve ever seen it. There’s something about baking in a cast iron skillet that just makes you feel like you’ve gone back to your roots (not mine, of course, I’m from the Pacific Northwest… but figurative roots nonetheless). All the ingredients are healthy – and good for you. Two thumbs up for this tasty skillet cookie recipe!
I know some folks who hang out here on my blog with me are not only gluten-free and dairy-free, but also follow the Low FODMAP diet, so these 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies are for you. You can choose to use either eggs or ground flax seed for an egg substitute – your choice.
This peanut butter protein ball recipe is naturally gluten-free and dairy-free using peanut butter, honey, vanilla, rolled oats (gluten-free, of course!), shredded coconut, vegan chocolate chips, and vanilla extract. Easy peasy – and you can even enjoy them as a healthy snack mid-day!
Top 10 Tools for Gluten-free Dairy-free Cookies:
- Cookie scoop
- Cookie sheets
- Silicone baking mat
- Parchment paper
- Cooling racks
- Mixing bowls
- Spatula set
- Rolling pin
- Cookie decorating set
- Cookie storage containers
Gluten-free Dairy-free Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Recipes
Peanut butter oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips are gluten-free, and if you omit the Heath chips, they’ll be completely dairy-free too. You can use a cookie scoop to make sure your cookies are all the same size – and flatten the dough balls so they bake up looking all the same.
Okay, so these peanut butter chocolate chips oatmeal breakfast bars SAY they’re for breakfast, but c’mon, they look good enough to eat at any time of day. This recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free and uses only two bowls to make!
I’ve seen a lot of ‘flourless’ gluten-free dairy-free peanut butter cookies out there and one thing that always shocks me is the amount of sugar that’s required to make them that way… I love this recipe, because Joy from Build Your Bite has swapped out the white sugar for maple syrup – making your dessert time – even (slightly) more healthy.
You like peanut butter, you like oatmeal… here’s a peanut butter oatmeal cookie just for you. This is a gluten-free and dairy-free delicious cookie that’s made using just 6 ingredients. Just be sure if you need gluten-free oats, that your quick oats say certified gluten-free on them.
These peanut butter coconut oatmeal cookies are a unique twist on a standard peanut butter cookie – and honestly, they look incredible. These are crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, and perfectly gluten-free, dairy-free, and full of flavor.
I hope you find at least one delicious gluten-free dairy-free peanut butter cookie recipe to try out from this list. Remember, it’s all in the good peanut butter! Pick up some of the ingredients you need and whip up a batch tonight!
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