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Soft and Healthy Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

Soft and Healthy Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies
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These healthy vegan peanut butter cookies are absolutely delicious. They are soft and make the perfect guilt-free snack or dessert! They’re also gluten-free and sweetened with pure maple syrup. No refined sugar!

I have found a ton of vegan peanut butter cookie recipes online, but most of them contain ingredients that I don’t want to be consuming, such as refined sugar and oil. Making cookies without these staple cookie ingredients can be difficult, but this recipe turned out great!

Ingredients for vegan peanut butter cookies.

I am absolutely obsessed with peanut butter cookies, so I had no issue tweaking this recipe over and over again until I got it just right. I have been eating a lot of peanut butter cookies lately!

I finally got these to just the right taste and texture, all while keeping them whole-foods plant-based. As it is sweetened with pure maple syrup, there is no refined sugar in this recipe. It’s also gluten-free and the total ingredient count comes to only 7 healthy ingredients!!

Vegan peanut butter cookies on a cooling rack.

These cookies are:

  • Soft
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Sweetened with maple syrup
  • Delicious

Here is what you will need for these healthy vegan peanut butter cookies:

  • Almond flour
  • Oat flour
  • Baking soda
  • Peanut butter
  • Maple syrup
  • Applesauce
  • Vanilla extract

These cookies are a must-try if you want soft, guilt-free, healthy peanut butter cookies. They make the perfect snack at any time of day, and if you’re on a weight-loss journey, they won’t get in the way of your progress!

Vegan peanut butter cookies on a plate.

I hope you enjoy this healthy vegan peanut butter cookies recipe! Try it out and let me know what you think in the comments below!

Soft and Healthy Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

These peanut butter cookies are soft and healthy. Vegan and gluten-free as well!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, gluten-free, oil-free, peanut butter, vegan
Servings: 16 cookies


  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl (almond flour, oat flour, and baking soda).
  • Add all of the remaining ingredients to the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Roll dough into balls (approximately 2 tbsp each) and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Gently press down with fingers and/or fork.
  • Bake for approximately 10 minutes, until the cookies start to brown on top.

Vegan peanut butter cookies pin for Pinterest.

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