What can I substitute for peanut butter in a recipe?

What can I substitute for peanut butter in a recipe?

Peanut Butter Alternatives

  • Sunflower butter. Sunflower butter is a great option for those who are allergic to not just peanuts but also tree nuts. ...
  • Almond butter (only if you are not allergic to tree nuts) Almond butter has become a very popular spread. ...
  • Soy butter. Soy butter is another popular peanut butter alternative. ...
  • Pea butter.

Are Peanut Butter Cookies supposed to be crumbly?

Reasons why peanut butter cookies are dry and crumbly: They don't always look cooked when, indeed, they are fully cooked. They won't get brown around the edges. Or, if they do, you've already cooked them too long. ... More flour than what I recommend will result in a drier, more crumbly cookie.

Why did my peanut butter cookies turn out hard?

Why are my cookies dry? The most common reason cookies are dry is too much flour. Over-measuring flour is a very common reason for most any recipe to fail. If you scoop your measuring cup down into the flour container to measure, then odds are you're using too much.

Why are my peanut butter cookies so flat?

Mistake: When cookies turn out flat, the bad guy is often butter that is too soft or even melted. This makes cookies spread. The other culprit is too little flour—don't hold back and make sure you master measuring. Finally, cookies will also flatten if placed and baked on hot cookie sheets.