Peanut Butter Cookies

Now I don’t want to seem judgmental, but I’ve noticed something that bothers me about society today.  We’re sometimes too conscious about food.  Food-snobs, diets, fads.  They drive me a little nuts.

Now I must admit, I am blessed to be a thin individual.  It does help that a lot of my work backstage keeps me active and rarely sitting behind a desk for hours on end.  I’ve done mini diets, often after holiday seasons full of cookies, to shed a few extra pounds.  But some diets and attitudes towards food I just don’t get.  What I’ve always been taught is eat in moderation, but eat.  Have a treat every now and then, a little bit of chocolate when you really want it often satisfies a craving that may leave you grumpy or end up eating everything in your pantry.

These cookies I made aren’t something that you should apologize for eating one… or a whole plate.  Really, don’t apologize for eating to me at all, I like feeding people.  They are delicious, melt-in-your-mouth, and have protein (a little bit but it still counts).  The recipe is from Joy The Baker and it’s gluten-free!

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  1. Grace Wilfong

     /  May 6, 2011

    Does this bring you back to eating Grandma’s peanut butter cookies? They were made with some rice flour along with the natural peanut butter and I know you loved them.

    • hiddenoffstage

       /  May 6, 2011

      They aren’t quite as good as Grandma’s, these cookies have less texture and more moisture to them and the flavor isn’t right. I think it’s the lack of rice flour that added both texture and flavor. They are still good. I preferred the ones without chocolate. Also they had a tendency to fall apart easily.


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