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No-bake gluten-free peanut butter fruit & nut cookies


Author: Demeter | Beaming Baker
Yield: 15-25 cookies 1x

DESCRIPTION
Gluten-Free No-Bake Peanut Butter Fruit & Nut Cookies (V, GF, DF): an easy, one bowl recipe for no-bake peanut butter cookies bursting with dried fruits and nuts! Protein-Packed, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free.

INGREDIENTS
Dry Ingredients
¾ cup gluten-free rolled oats
½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
¼ cup sliced almonds
¼ cup peanuts, chopped
¼ cup dried cranberries, chopped
¼ cup raisins

Wet Ingredients
¾ cup natural, unsalted creamy peanut butter
¼ cup pure maple syrup
Optional 2 tablespoons raisins & chopped cranberries

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or wax paper. Set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together the dry ingredients: oats, coconut, almonds, peanuts, cranberries, and raisins. Stir until well mixed. Add peanut butter and maple syrup. Stir and fold until thoroughly combined and thickened, like cookie dough.

Using a 2-tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop and drop balls of cookie dough onto the prepared baking sheet, evenly spaced apart. Using a fork, flatten cookies to desired thickness.
Optionally, press raisins and cranberries into the tops of each cookie. Chill in the freezer for 10-20 mins, until firm. Enjoy!

Cloud Dough

Thanks to  KIDSACTIVITIES.COM


• 1 cup baby oil or vegetable oil
• 8 cups flour


a large bowl, stir together the vegetable oil and flour. then using a pastry cutter or potato masher, work the dough for several minutes until the ingredients are soft, silky and well-mixed.
Playing with your cloud dough:
Transfer your dough to a shallow storage container (a dollar store kitty litter bin works well), and add spoons, scoops, bowls, cookie cutters and plastic molds.
Your kids will have a blast stirring, mixing, scooping, pouring and molding their cloud dough.


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