Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

Makes 24-28 cookies.


 Old Fashioned PB Cookies



1 cup (250 ml)           dates, pitted, packed              

1/3 cup (80 ml)         boiling water                          

1 cup (250 ml)            natural peanut butter (if very thick, thin with 1-3 Tbsp oil)

1 tsp (5 ml)                 vanilla    

1/4-1/2 tsp (1-2 ml)  salt

1/3 cup (80 ml)          ground flaxseed            

3/4 cup (125 ml)        oat flour, coconut flour or almond flour (or other flour as desired)


1. Preheat oven to 325° F.

2. Put dates in a 2-cup measuring cup, pour in boiling water and cover for 5-10 minutes to soften dates.  

3. Place dates (with water), peanut butter, vanilla, and salt in a food processor. Process until smooth and creamy.
4. Add the flaxseed and flour and pulse until thoroughly mixed.

5. Form into 1 inch balls. Place on an silicon mat on a cookie day or on an oiled cooked try. Press with a fork the flatten.

6. Bake for 15 minutes or until nicely browned.

7. Cool. Store in an airtight container or freeze.