Sunflower Seed Butter Cookies Recipe
I was so excited when I found this recipe for
sunflower seed butter cookies! My children attend a peanut
free preschool, but they absolutely love peanut butter cookies and
sandwiches. I began giving them sunflower seed butter
sandwiches for lunch, and they loved them!
I began my search for cookie recipes with
sunflower seed butter instead of peanut butter. I kept
experimenting until I came up with one I really liked. The
original recipe came from a Trader Joe's newsletter. (Trader
Joe's has the best sunflower seed butter so I hope there is one near
Sunflower Seed Butter Cookies Recipe Ingredients
• 2 cups all purpose flour
• 1 teaspoon baking soda
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 3/4 cup sugar
• 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
• 3/4 cup butter brought to room temperature
• 3/4 cup cold sunflower seed butter
• 2 large eggs
• 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and
salt in a medium mixing bowl.
In a separate large mixing bowl, beat together
butter, sunflower seed butter, sugar, and brown sugar until they
have a fluffy consistency. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat
Gradually add in flour mixture making sure to
combine well after each addition. Wrap dough in plastic food
wrap, and refrigerate for 3 hours.
Roll dough into tablespoon size balls and place
on an ungreased cookie sheet. Approximately 12 cookies will
fit onto an average cookie sheet.
Dip the back of a spoon into flour and press into
each cookie to make them somewhat flattened. You may also use
a fork to make a pattern on the top of the sunflower seed butter
Bake for approximately 10 minutes or until golden
brown. You will want to watch the
cookies closely and remove
them from the oven when they look just a little underdone. You
do not want to burn the bottoms of these tasty treats.
Cool for 1 minute then place cookies on wax paper
or a cooling rack to cool completely.