Susan’s flourless peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

Lupus Foundation of America

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Susan, one of the nurses I work with, brought these yummy cookies to the office and I had to get her recipe. These cookies don’t require a mixer and have only five ingredients! I use creamy unsalted peanut butter, which has lots of healthy monounsaturated fats and no added sugar.

Susan’s Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe


24 cookies

Total Time


  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter (with no added salt or sugar)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Whisk egg, brown sugar, and baking soda together in a bowl. Stir in peanut butter and mix until well combined.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips.
  5. Scoop tablespoonfuls of batter onto a baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes until puffed and just beginning to turn golden around the edge. Do not overbake. Let cool 15–20 minutes before eating.

(per cookie): 132 calories, 8.5 g fat, 2.5 g saturated fat, 54 mg sodium, 12.5 g carbohydrate, 1.5 g fiber, 3 g protein.