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My dear friend Tracy is one of South Boston’s best kept secrets.  She is without a doubt the best GF-baker I know, but whenever someone suggests she open a bakery, she shrugs, saying it’s just a hobby.  So since her products aren’t available in Whole Foods near you, I’d like to share with you one of her amazingly simple, delicious, and dare I say healthy-ish recipes.  You won’t believe how easy it is, nor how outrageous these cookies are!


1. Blend together:

1 cup peanut butter (crunchy or smooth)

1/2 cup sugar (or sugar substitute such as maple syrup, but not stevia–changes the consistency)

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, place onto parchment paper lined cookie sheet.

3. Criss-cross each ball of dough with a fork.




4. Bake on the middle rack, 350 degrees (F) for 12 minutes.

5. Cool for another 10 minutes before eating/storing.  If the PB you used does not have salt, I suggest sprinkling them with sea salt.

Makes about 1 dozen bite-sized delights.  Enjoy when cooled!

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