Flourless Nut & Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Flourless Nut and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Flourless Nut and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Flourless Nut & Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Jody Schmoll, a friend and former Camden innkeeper, gave me a recipe for her flourless-peanut butter cookies. I took her base recipe and embellished them with lots of nuts and some chocolate chunks and came up with these cookies. The first time I tasted them I unanimously proclaimed these as my new favorite cookies. This cookie dough is quite coarse and when you make the balls, they may need a little extra effort to get them to hold together, but they are well worth the effort.

Flourless Nut & Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Recipe by Michael SalmonCourse: SnackDifficulty: Easy
Servings

40

cookies
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chunky peanut butter 

  • 2 cups granulated sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces

  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts, lightly crushed

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chunks (dark or white chocolate)

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream together the peanut butter, sugar and baking powder. Stir in the eggs and mix well.
  • Fold in the nuts and chocolate chunks and mix to combine; the mixture will be quite coarse.
  • Make balls with a #40 ice cream scoop and place about 2 inches apart on a baking sheet
    lined with a nonstick baking mat or on a lightly greased baking sheet. Press down a little
    and sprinkle the top with coarse baking sugar.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Transfer the cookies to cooling racks to cool completely.

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