Gluten Free Homemade Nutter Butters. Have I ever told you what a big fan my husband is of peanut butter? He just loves the stuff. Me?
The nutter butter is loaded with peanut flavor and also a lot of unwanted ingredients. If you have never had a nutter butter, it’s two peanut butter cookies with a peanut butter frosting in between.
I thought I would surprise him with a homemade nutter butter that was vegan and gluten free!
Needless to say, he was in love with the homemade nutter butters. Win! They are so easy to make! Here is a little visual of how to shape the cookies.
Looking for more peanut butter recipes?
- 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
- Peanut Butter Cup Muffins
- Flourless Peanut Butter Muffins
- Peanut Butter Pie
Gluten Free Homemade Nutter Butters
Yields 10 -15 cookies depending on how thin/thick you make them.
Way better than store bought!
15 minPrep Time
15 minCook Time
30 minTotal Time
- 2 cups oat flour ( gluten free all purpose or almond flour would work as well)
- 1 cup + 2 T peanut butter
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar
- 4 T coconut oil
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 T almond milk (You can add a bit more milk if the batter looks dry.)
- 1 flax egg (I used a flax egg replacement)
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 2 T coconut oil
- Preheat the oven to 350.
- Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
- In a saucepan, combine the peanut butter, flax egg, coconut oil, vanilla and milk.
- Cook on medium heat until everything is well combined and the peanut butter is soft.
- Set aside to cool down to lukewarm.
- Once the peanut butter mixture is cooled, add it to the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
- Form the dough into thin, long logs and place them onto a lined baking sheet. (see photo above for step by step instructions)
- Use a fork to make the impressions on the cookies.
- Use your fingers to push the sides of each cookie in at the center to shape them like nutter butters.
- Bake them in the oven for about 15 minutes.
- While the cookies are baking, add all the filling ingredients to a blender.
- Mix until smooth.
- Frost the cookies and form sandwiches after the cookies have completely cooled.
My cookies came out pretty thick. When I make these again, I will thin the amount of dough out that I use. I also initially added 1/2 tsp baking powder to the dry ingredients and I felt the cookies rose too much. That is why I left it out of the recipe.
If you want to cut the calories and sugar a bit, you can just fill the cookies with plain peanut butter instead of mixing up the sweet filling.