Apple Peanut Butter Cookies With Flax & Chia

February 6, 2016


Author Notes: A healthy, gluten free cookie made with oatmeal, brown rice and powdered peanut butter that's low calorie and vegan. Turn the oven on because these Apple Peanut Butter Cookies With Flax & Chia are a delicious & nutritious sweet treat!Megan Olson

Makes: 14

Ingredients

  • 2 medium apples, cored & diced
  • 1 flax egg
  • 2 tablespoons tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup brown rice syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup GF rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup brown rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 dash sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons Powdered Peanut Butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 packet sweetener
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Using a hand or standing mixer, add flax egg, coconut oil, almond extract, brown rice syrup & mix then add diced apples & coat with mixture
  3. Then add spices, oats & flour & combine until everything is mixed well
  4. To a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, add 1 are spoonful of batter to form a cookie
  5. The batter will be loose & you may need to form them a bit with your hands, they will harden when they bake
  6. Bake 15 minutes until edges are slightly browned
  7. Remove from the oven & place on a cooling rack to cool
  8. In a small ramekin mix the drizzle together, you may need a little more water or PB to get the desired consistency
  9. Using a 1/4 tsp pour drizzle on top of cookies and enjoy warm

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