"Flourless" Cookie Butter Cookies

I have a recipe that I've used quite a few times. I'm not sure where it came from, honestly, but it is for Flourless Peanut Butter cookies. I am not a huge peanut butter cookie fan but, for some reason, the flourless version is amazing to me. We recently got a Trader Joe's within driving distance of us (think 45 minutes) and so I got to try their infamous Cookie Butter. It seems that you either love it or hate it. I've met very few undecided. 

So, I was sitting around wanting to make cookies (for the blog, ahem.) and the recipe popped in my head. Then, I wondered if the same could be done using another kind of nut butter (I'm sure it can) or even, gasp, cookie butter. My mind started racing as I considered the oddness of the idea. Cookies made out of cookie butter which used to be cookies. Hmm. Yes, definitely worth a try! 
Note: These are not technically flour or gluten free as the cookie butter is made from cookies with wheat flour in them. So, they are called "flourless" because there is no additional flour.
Without further ado, here is the recipe I made for "Flourless" Cookie Butter Cookies:
1 cup cookie butter
1 cup granulated sugar (I used a combo of brown and white)
1 large egg, slightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla, if desired
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Spoon (or scoop) in Tablespoon size portions onto baking sheet about 1" apart. (These do puff and spread!) Flatten slightly with a fork in a crosshatch design. Bake about 10 minutes or until the edges are golden. (The color is a golden color so this may be tricky!) For even cooking turn the cookie sheet halfway through. Cool cookies on baking racks.


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1 comment

Unknown said...

I am going to try this recipe.