March 29, 2011

Vegan Sunflower Butter Cookies

I was introduced to Sunflower Butter
 at work and now I must admit friends, I'm hooked.
My boss, Nancy is allergic to nuts and eggs, poor thing, and one day at work I spied her eating a spoonful of what I thought was peanut butter. It looked and smelled similar but nope it was SunButter!
It's her favorite indulgence and after baking these moist and delicious cookies I have to say it's a favorite of mine now too!
Nancy celebrated her bday today so I decided to make her
Vegan Sunflower Butter Cookies as a gift.
Can't find Sunflower Butter or just prefer good ol' peanut butter? No prob- just substitute creamy PB and these cookies will taste just as fantastic!
Vegan Sunflower Butter Cookies
• 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 teaspoon baking powder
• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
• 2 tablespoons sugar
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 cup sunflower seed butter
• 1/2 cup maple syrup
• 1 teaspoon molasses
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 2 tablespoons canola oil
• 2 tablespoons water

1. Preheat oven to 350°F
2. Sift together the ingredients from flour through salt.
3. In a separate bowl, combine the sunflower butter and all other ingredients and whisk well. Add to the dry ingredients and mix.
4. Spoon the batter with a small ice cream scoop onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper or a Silpat.
5. Bake for 12 minutes, until golden on the bottom.
6. After they rest on the sheet for a couple minutes, remove to a cooling rack.

Sifting dry ingredients

Adding Maple Syrup, Molasses, Vanilla, Sunflower Butter, oil,
 and water in separate bowl.

Creamy Sunflower Butter!

Delicious egg free batter!

Mix wet batter into dry ingredients.

Scoop onto a lined baking sheet.

 Perfect sized cookies!

 Warm, gooey, and delicious!

You HAVE to try these!

Happy Birthday Nancy!
Happy Cooking!
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  1. Those look amazingly delicious!! You should post them on

  2. Hi, Nicole,
    Wow what a great co-worker you are! Since I blog for SunButter, of course I appreciate the post. But as a fellow cookie-baker, I love this recipe--the little bit of molasses intrigues me enough to get out the mixing bowl. Enjoying your blog. Take care!


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