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    Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms

    Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

    Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms, somebody pinch me.Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

    I am SO flipping excited to share these babes with you, HOLY HATS! Remember those Peanut Butter Blossom cookies that are basically an orgasm in your mouth? Soft creamy peanut butter, cookies and a bite of chocolate all in one? Yes those cookies are now “healthified” and ORGANIC to boot.

    First off I have to thank ginnybakes because without your amazing baking mixes, I wouldn’t have ever thought these Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms were possible. When I first set out to make a gluten & dairy free holiday cookie with ginnybakes, I was going to do butter crisps that we can decorate. And then I remembered my BFF peanut butter and my other BFF dark chocolate peanut butter cups.

    Gluten Free Peanut Butter BlossomsGluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

    When I think of Peanut Butter Blossoms, I always think of my best friend from childhood. Her family made Christmas cookies every single year. And it wasn’t just 1 type of cookie, but several different types of cookies that they would crank out one afternoon. It was basically a cookie making extravaganza. I used to tag along for the Christmas cookie making and the Peanut Butter Blossoms with the Hershey Kisses were always my favorite. As I’ve mentioned before, my brother is highly allergic to nuts so there was always minimal baking with nuts in my house (I know, how did I ever survive?!).

    Any who, now we have a new version of the cookie in town, Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms. And instead of Hershey Kisses we have PEANUT BUTTER CUPS! Oh heck yes, it is happening!

    If I had to describe myself as a cookie, it would be Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms. And no, that’s not because they are gluten free since we all know I love myself some gluten, BUT they are organic, made with simple ingredients thanks to ginnybakes, filled with even more peanut butter and some dark chocolate.

    Gluten Free Peanut Butter BlossomsGluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

    Here is what you need for this recipe:

    ginnybakes naked love butter crisp mix

    peanut butter

    dark chocolate peanut butter cups

    eggs

    vanilla

    butter (I also used grass-fed organic butter)

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    Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Blossoms

    Prep Time 10 mins
    Cook Time 12 mins
    Total Time 22 mins
    Yields around 25

    Ingredients

    • 1 package of ginnybakes naked love butter crisp mix
    • 1 organic egg (at room temperature)
    • 1 stick of grass fed butter (at room temperature)
    • 1/2 cup of creamy peanut butter
    • Splash of vanilla extract
    • Mini dark chocolate peanut butter cups

    Directions

    1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and place oven rack on middle rack
    2. Cream the butter in your mixing bowl until smooth
    3. Add in the flour and mix again until well combined
    4. Beat in egg, peanut butter and vanilla extract until dough is well combined
    5. Using a tablespoon or cookie scooper, place balls of cookie dough onto lined cookie tray, placing 2 inches apart from another as they expand
    6. Place in oven and cook for 10-12 minutes (they may look raw but that's OK)
    7. Let cookies cool for only 1-2 minutes then place unwrapped mini peanut butter cups on top of each cookie and gently press down

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    xx, Rach

    By the way, if you use the code bake7 on ginnybakes website, you get $5 off your order of $25 or more (not a affiliate code, just wanted to share the love!)

    Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms

     

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    30 Comments

  • Reply rachel @ athletic avocado December 4, 2015 at 8:16 am

    It’s so hard not to drool right now! You are a freakin’ genius for adding pb cubs instead of hershey kisses, now you can have your cookie and was a pb cup too!

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    • Reply Rachel December 4, 2015 at 2:17 pm

      It just seemed like a natural substitute for hershey kisses 🙂

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  • Reply Audra December 4, 2015 at 9:46 am

    OMG! I’m seriously drooling! I’ve already decided I’m making these this holiday season!! Thanks for the recipe, Rach! ❤️

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  • Reply Hershey kissed blossoms | ginnybakes December 4, 2015 at 10:24 am

    […] Who ever thought blossoms didn’t grow in the winter was wrong! Rachel Mansfield created these outrageously delicious Gluten Free Peanut Butter Blossoms with our naked love butter crisp cookies! If you love peanut butter and chocolate as much as we love this recipe, try it for yourself! Take a peek at the recipe details here.  […]

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  • Reply Ashley @ Fit Mitten Kitchen December 4, 2015 at 10:36 am

    oh em geeeeee. you already know I am obsessed <3 😉

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  • Reply Chrissa - Physical Kitchness December 4, 2015 at 11:18 am

    WOAHHHHHH! That melty chocolate just glistening…..I’m in LOVE!

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  • Reply Leah M @ love me, feed me December 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    I kind of want to cry because these look so perfect and droolworthy???

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    • Reply Rachel December 4, 2015 at 2:15 pm

      Thank you so much Leah! You are so sweet! They are seriously my favorite cookie I have ever made/ate!!! xx

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  • Reply Emilie @ Emilie Eats December 4, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    My heart stopped when I saw those melted peanut butter cups. Like, OHEMGEE

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  • Reply Christina December 5, 2015 at 3:58 pm

    OMG the way the melted PB cup drips into the cookie…. girl ya makin’ me drool

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  • Reply Addie Martanovic December 5, 2015 at 10:38 pm

    Rach, seriously this is AMAZING. I love reading your posts!

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  • Reply Brie @ Lean, Clean, & Brie December 6, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    These look incredible!! I have had a raging sweet tooth ever since I ate dinner and this just made me feel the need to get baking!

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  • Reply Pragati // Simple Medicine December 7, 2015 at 9:11 am

    You had me at peanut butter. I haven’t tried Ginny Bakes yet, but she’s been taking over my IG feed so maybe it’s time 🙂

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  • Reply Sam @ PancakeWarriors December 7, 2015 at 11:03 am

    Oh that reeses cup on the top – took it over the edge for me – I”m swooning! Can’t wait to try all of these recipes though, perfect treats for my bootcamp members!!

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  • Reply Alyssa @ renaissancerunnergirl December 7, 2015 at 11:10 am

    It’s funny, we have the same BFFs in peanut butter and dark chocolate. Who knew? 🙂

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  • Reply Megan | BeetsNotMeats December 8, 2015 at 6:33 pm

    First of all I’m so in love with all of your photos! I’m such a big fan of white space and all your photos always look so clean and polished and perfect! And of course these peanut butter blossom sound delish too 🙂

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    • Reply Rachel December 8, 2015 at 6:40 pm

      Thank you so much, Megan! That is so so sweet of you. I love simplicity and little to no props in foods, it’s all about the food right? 😉

      xx

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  • Reply Les @ The Balanced Berry December 8, 2015 at 10:17 pm

    I am still obsessing over these. I mean, that meltey chocolate? Hubba hubba <3

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