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Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies Grain-free Vegan

Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies are my new salty and sweet obsession! These cookies are both vegan and gluten-free as they are made with almond and coconut flour and sweetened with maple syrup. They are soft, sweet and crunchy.

A perfect cookie in my opinion is one that has a perfect balance of sweet and salty. These Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies are exactly that. These cookies are soft, but have a crispy edge and crunchy bite size pieces of grain free pretzels, making this cookie recipe suitable for both vegan and gluten-free lifestyles.

I used a blend of almond and coconut flour for the perfect grain free soft baked cookie. I then used maple syrup which is a unrefined sugar to sweeten it up. To make these cookies vegan, use a vegan dark chocolate. I used 100% cacao chips which aren’t sweetened at all, but I personally love the balance!

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Ingredients in Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter- I used salted creamy peanut butter that I got from Trader Joes. If using unsalted peanut butter then add in a pinch of salt to this recipe.

Maple Syrup- I used maple syrup to sweeten this recipe, which is an unrefined sugar. Feel free to use any liquid sweetener that you’d like such as honey, agave or date syrup.

Vanilla Extract- I always recommend adding in vanilla extract to your recipes!

Almond Flour- I used almond flour for this recipe which is a grain-free flour option. I always get a big bag from Blue Diamond on Amazon which is the best deal I’ve ever seen.

Coconut Flour- I used a small amount of coconut flour in this recipe which helps bind the ingredients together.

Baking Powder- baking powder to help these cookies rise and be nice and fluffy.

Chocolate Chips- I used unsweetened 100% cacao chips for this recipe, if you prefer a sweeter chocolate chip, feel free to use one that is sweetened. To make this recipe vegan, make sure it is a vegan chocolate chip!

Grain-free Pretzels- I used grain free pretzels from

How to make grain-free vegan pretzel cookies

This sweet and salty chocolate chip cookie recipe is easy and stress free to make! You’ll only need two bowls, a baking sheet and some mixing spoons!

To start, preheat the oven to 350F and prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper or a silicon baking mat.

In a medium bowl, combine creamy peanut butter, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Mix with a spatula until ingredients are well combined. In a separate bowl, combine almond flour, coconut flour, and baking powder then add to peanut butter mixture.

Mix until a thick dough forms. Fold in chocolate chips and crushed pretzels last and mix until well combined.

Using a cookie scoop, scoop the dough and place it on the prepared baking sheet. Flatten the tops of the cookies with the palm of your hands and bake in the preheated oven for 13-15 minutes.

Let cool for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack, and enjoy!

Store these cookies in an airtight container on the counter and enjoy within 4-5 days.

Other Grain-free Cookies to Try:

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Pretzel Cookies Grain-free Vegan

Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies are my new salty and sweet obsession! These cookies are both vegan and gluten-free as they are made with almond and coconut flour and sweetened with maple syrup. They are soft, sweet and crunchy.
PIN RECIPE
PREP TIME:
10 minutes
COOK TIME:
15 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup pretzels, crushed

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

18 servings

Directions

  1. To start, preheat the oven to 350F and prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper or a silicon baking mat.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine creamy peanut butter, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Mix with a spatula until ingredients are well combined. In a separate bowl, combine almond flour, coconut flour, and baking powder then add to peanut butter mixture.
  3. Mix until a thick dough forms. Fold in chocolate chips and crushed pretzels last and mix until well combined.
  4. Using a cookie scoop, scoop the dough and place it on the prepared baking sheet. Flatten the tops of the cookies with the palm of your hands and bake in the preheated oven for 13-15 minutes.
  5. Let cool for 5 minutes before moving to a cooling rack, and enjoy!
  6. Store these cookies in an airtight container on the counter and enjoy within 4-5 days.

Notes

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Can’t wait to try these, going to ask my in house baker (daughter Avery) to bake these.