Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

It’s a perfect day for peanut butter cookie dough. You know why? Because EVERY day is the perfect day for peanut butter cookie dough! Especially since this is dough you can eat straight from the fridge. No need to bake. Just 4 simple ingredients (peanut butter, coconut flour, banana, and maple syrup), a little chill time, and you’re good to go. Can’t go wrong. So let’s do this!

Sweet and creamy peanut butter cookie dough made from 4 basic ingredients! Yummm! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #peanutbutter #cookiedough

Seriously, there’s nothing easier than this. Just grab the ingredients, mix them in a bowl, transfer it to a container, chill it in the fridge, and then EAT (which is my favorite part). It was a total accident recipe, but I’m super glad my other one didn’t work out and this was born. No, seriously. You won’t regret it.

Sweet and creamy peanut butter cookie dough made from 4 basic ingredients! Yummm! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #peanutbutter #cookiedough

You can even mix in all kinds of stuff if you want! Raisins, coconut flakes – whatever you want. We went with a classic (chocolate chips), but this would also be a good dip for fruit! Nommm. Enjoy!

Sweet and creamy peanut butter cookie dough made from 4 basic ingredients! Yummm! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #peanutbutter #cookiedough

If you love dessert like I do, you may want to check out our No-Bake Fudgy Brownie BitesGluten-Free Chocolate DonutsFrench Toast CookiesChocolate Sweet Potato Mousse, and Fluffy Chocolate Cupcakes. But if you love peanut butter like I do, you may also want to check out Baked PB&J Oatmeal With ZucchiniChocolate PB Banana Ice Cream BitesFudgy Chocolate PB Zucchini BrowniesChocolate Chip PB Quinoa Flour Cookie Bars, and PB Granola.

Let me know if you try this recipe! Comment below, rate it, or take a photo and tag me @fruitsohard or #fruitsohard on Instagram. I’d love to see your creations. And don’t forget to cultivate some positivity and gratitude today. Tell me in the comments what you’re grateful for if you’d like. Vibe high, my friends!

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Sweet and creamy peanut butter cookie dough made from 4 basic ingredients! Yummm! #fruitsohard #vegan #glutenfree #peanutbutter #cookiedough
Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
Prep Time
5 mins
Chill Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Sweet, creamy peanut butter cookie dough (GF+V) edible straight from the dish! No fancy ingredients, just 4 simple foods you probably have on hand now. Yum!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword: Cookie Dough
Servings: 6
What you'll need:
  • 1 large ripe banana (or 2 small)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter*
  • 1/3 - 1/2 cup coconut flour**
  • (optional) 1/8 tsp salt (if your PB is unsalted)
Optional Mix-Ins
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chips (nondairy)
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup raisins (or other dried fruit)
What you'll do:
  1. Mash banana in a mixing bowl. Then add maple syrup and stir.

  2. Add peanut butter (and optional salt if needed) and stir again. Then add coconut flour (starting with 1/3 cup and working up from there) and mix to combine. If it's too dry, add more PB/maple syrup. If it's too wet, add more coconut flour.**

  3. Now, add optional mix-ins (we went with chocolate chips, but the options are endless) and stir to combine. Then refrigerate for 30 minutes to chill before enjoying. 

  4. Store dough in the refrigerator for up to a week or more. This could likely be frozen, but I haven't tried yet. And if you freeze it, you may want to add optional mix-ins after you've thawed it for serving.

Recipe Notes

*This would probably work well with other nut/seed butters! I'd love to try almond butter next time. Let me know if you do!
**Be careful with the coconut flour though. It soaks up moisture, so you want the dough a little on the wet side to make sure the coconut flour doesn't make it all too dry after you refrigerate it.

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