Peanut Butter Honey Cookies {Plus a Free Gift!}

It’s that time of year again - time to pull out the baking supplies and get busy in the kitchen!

Growing up, my mom and aunt always set aside a day to bake TONS of holiday goodies for us to enjoy and share with neighbors, teachers, and friends.  It is one of my favorite memories of my childhood.

Now as an adult, I love baking up trays of holiday goodies to share (and eat, of course!).

These little peanut butter cookies will definitely be making an appearance on my holiday goodie tray this year.  They have a wonderful honey flavor that combines so well with the peanut butter. The whole wheat flour also gives them an extra special flavor that complements the peanut butter so well.

A Free Gift from Me to You!

These yummy peanut butter cookies are a part of an awesome cookbook that I was able to be a part of, Healthy Holidays.  I’ll be making a lot of treats from this book as part of my holiday baking this year!

As a small thank-you gift, I am offering this ebook as a special free gift to all of my readers.  I hope that you will be able to get a lot of use from it.  The recipes featured in the book use natural, wholesome ingredients and are a wonderful way to slightly indulge that sweet tooth this holiday season!

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the recipe titles:

  • Smooth, Creamy Caramels
  • Unbelievable Chocolate Applesauce Bars
  • Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes
  • Dark Chocolate Peppermint Fudge
  • Triple Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles
  • Citrus Clove Buttons with Honey Frosting
  • Old Fashioned Caramel Corn with Peanuts

Yum!  Take a look at some of the pictures below.  Doesn’t that all look so good?!

This ebook with over 20 delicious recipes is free to all Creating Naturally subscribers!  Anyone who subscribes by email or RSS will get a free digital copy of this book!

If you are already subscribed to Creating Naturally you will automatically get a copy of Healthy Holidays at the bottom of your email or RSS feed.

If you aren’t a subscriber yet, just sign up by either email or RSS to get your free copy of the book also!  Once you subscribe (and confirm your subscription), a free copy of Healthy Holidays will be sent to your email or RSS reader along with my next post.  Enjoy!

Peanut Butter Honey Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup sucanat (or brown sugar)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1.5 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together the peanut butter, butter, honey, sucanat, vanilla, and egg until smooth and well combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Stir into the wet batter until well blended.
  5. Refrigerate dough for several hours until firm enough to roll into balls.
  6. Roll cookie dough into walnut sized balls and place on a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Use a fork to flatten slightly.
  7. Bake for 13-15 minutes until cookies are slightly browned on the edges.
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Comments

  1. Bonny says:

    I’m already subscribed . . .. how do I get the book? please and thank you!!

    • Mindy says:

      Hi Bonny, the link for the book is at the bottom of any email or RSS post that you receive from me. There’s a picture of the book as well as a text link, and you can click on either one to open up the free ebook. Let me know if you have any problems :)

  2. Steph says:

    yum, can’t wait to try these! Also, I am not sure if it is my computer or what, but when I go to open the like to your Healthy Holiday Ebook from the email that is sent out, it comes up with a blank page! I had the ebook last year on a different email/computer and loved it–wished I would have printed things so I still had them! Hopefully I can get the link opened soon:)

    • Mindy says:

      Hey Steph, I checked the link and it should be working, but I will email you a copy of the book in case you can’t get it to work :)

  3. These cookies look amazing. I have a link party called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop and would love to have you share this with everyone. It runs from Wednesday through midnight Sunday. Here is the link to the party.
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2012/12/7-recipes-and-wednesdays-adorned-from.html
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

  4. Kris says:

    Making these this afternoon with my kids! Thanks for the recipe!

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