Amazing Peanut Butter and Amaranth Cookies

Amazing Peanut Butter and Amaranth Cookies
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Hi friends, and welcome to FeeRecipes, where I Barbara teaches you how to prepare delicious homemade meals to share with your family and friends. Today I’ll show you how to make Peanut Butter and Amaranth Cookies, and it’s going to be so delicious. 

These cookies are great, taste, and high in protein, and this one is a must-try cookies fo sure. 

Peanut butter and amaranth cookies are a perfect choice to satisfy yourself, now is your chance if you have never before used amaranth in making these wonderful cookies. Also, these cookies are easy to make and worth the effort. 

The health benefits of amaranth 

Rank low in carbohydrates yet higher in fiber, and naturally gluten-free. It is a whole protein cornflake! Amaranth contains more protein than any other cereal. These grains are rich in calcium and reduce the risk of heart and circulatory diseases. It is easy to digest and is totally vegetable.

You’ll adore these cookies because they are amazingly fluffy, and also have a unique taste of peanut butter. Though amaranth flour has a strong taste, the combination of all the ingredients makes these cookies very desirable.

What need to make Peanut Butter and Amaranth Cookies

  • water
  • amaranth
  • peanut butter
  • white sugar
  •  butter
  • large egg
  • all-purpose flour1 
  • pastry flour
  • quick-cooking oats
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • salt

Let’s jump to directions!

How to make Peanut Butter and Amaranth Cookies

  1. Mix the water and amaranth into a saucepan; boil, reduce heat to medium and leave to simmer until the water is absorbed and amaranth grains are frothy around 20 minutes. Let it cool for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. In a large bowl, whisk the boiled amaranth and peanut butter into a smooth mass. Whisk the sugar, then beat until fully dissolved. Add the butter to the amaranth mixture and mix; stir the egg until smooth.
  4. Whisk together all-purpose flour, oats, baking flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt in a bowl. Then gradually add the flour mixture to the amaranth mixture, stirring until the dough starts to come loose from the sides of the bowl.
  5. Make small balls of dough and place them on the baking tray two inches apart from each other. Then dip a fork in the dough flour and press the dough balls with the fork to make them flat.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until the dough is removed, about 15 minutes. Leave to cool for 3 to 5 minutes on the baking tray before removing it on a wire rack to allow it to cool completely.

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Peanut Butter and Amaranth Cookies

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 36 Coockie
Calories 140 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ½  cup amaranth
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½  cup butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 
  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½  teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • Combine water and amaranth together in a saucepan; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until water is absorbed and amaranth grains are fluffy, about 20 minutes. Cool for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Beat cooked amaranth and peanut butter together in a large bowl until smooth. Beat in sugar until completely dissolved. Add butter to amaranth mixture and mix; stir in egg until smooth.
  • Whisk all-purpose flour, pastry flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl. Gradually add flour mixture to amaranth mixture, stirring until the dough starts to come away from the sides of the bowl.
  • Step 6
    Form dough into small balls and place 2-inches apart on a baking sheet. Dip a fork into flour and press dough balls with fork to flatten.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until set, about 15 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet for 3 to 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.


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