Almond Butter Cookies

Since I’ve been pregnant, our mealtimes have become pretty monotonous. Like I’ve said before, our Crock-Pot is a permanent fixture on the counter and I feel like we rotate the same breakfasts, dinners and snacks every single week. Even down to the cookie dough that I make Eric – every week, it’s the same ol’ same ol’.

I’m slowly getting my big-bellied self back into the kitchen and within the last week or so, we’ve been trying to mix up mealtime. Seriously, you can only eat Crock-Pot pulled pork and chocolate chips cookies so many times before their deliciousness turns into blah-ness.

Last week, we actually took some time to develop a meal plan (thank you, Pinterest) which included a new pasta dish, soup and of course a new dessert/snack recipe in the form of Almond Butter Cookies. With a little planning and working together in the kitchen, we were out of our mealtime rut in no time.

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The star of our weekly meal plan was definitely this recipe for Almond Butter Cookies. Crunchy Jif Almond Butter paired perfectly with oatmeal and semisweet chocolate to create a deliciously chewy, slightly crunchy, satisfying cookie. They’re perfect for dessert, a lunchtime treat or a 3:00AM snack with an ice cold glass of milk – just sayin’!

Tips for Mixing Up Mealtime

– Use food blogs, Facebook, Pinterest and sites like Jif.com to get a little inspiration. Jot down, Pin or bookmark your favorite recipes to save them for later.

– Get your family in on the planning and cooking action. Get their recipe input and then put them to work in the kitchen – you’re sure to make some amazing memories.

– Scan store shelves for exciting new products like no-stir nut butters from Jif. They’re delicious and a great alternative to peanut butter on everything from toast to apples.

– For more inspiration, visit Jif.com or find them on Facebook and Pinterest.

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Disclosure: My Baking Addiction has teamed up with Jif to develop recipes using their new no-stir nut butters. This is a sponsored post written as part of that program. All opinions about Jif are my own.

17 Responses to “Almond Butter Cookies”

  1. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar — October 22, 2013 at 7:15 am

    I absolutely love these!! I need to bake with almond butter more often, but it always just ends up on my apples….need to make this soon!

    • Jamie — October 22nd, 2013 at 7:39 pm

      Totally guilty! I think I used half a jar on Honeycrisp apples. So good! Thanks so much for stopping by!
      -Jamie

  2. Emily — October 22, 2013 at 1:26 pm

    These cookies look perfect! Crunchy almond butter?! Amazing! I love that nut butters are gaining in popularity, and it’s great to see that Jif is offering so many options. I have to second your thought on getting the family’s input when meal planning, too. Meals go over a lot easier with a strong willed 4 year old when you can remind her that she picked out the dinner :) Gives them ownership over what they are eating!

    • Jamie — October 22nd, 2013 at 7:35 pm

      Oh and I can totally see A and C in the kitchen with you cooking away!!! I love these nut butters – so delish!
      -Jamie

  3. Amber | Bluebonnets & Brownies — October 22, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Oh man, I need these cookies! I love that Jif makes crunchy almond butter. That’s usually pretty hard to find, even at all natural stores.

    • Jamie — October 22nd, 2013 at 7:33 pm

      I’m kind of addicted to the stuff – soooo good! Thanks for stopping by!
      -Jamie

  4. Christy @ My Invisible Crown — October 22, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    Oh man how I love a chewy cookie! I’ve been thinking lately I needed a good recipe and this one sounds perfect! Thanks.

    • Jamie — October 22nd, 2013 at 7:33 pm

      Me toooo! Thanks so much for stopping by!
      -Jamie

  5. Dina — October 23, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    I love almond butter choc chip cookies. I bet the addition of oatmeal makes them nice and soft!

  6. Amy — November 11, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    Is it baking soda or baking powder? Thanks

    • Jamie — November 11th, 2013 at 1:47 pm

      Amy-
      Thanks so much for pointing out that error. It is baking soda and has been corrected. Have a great day!
      -Jamie

  7. samah — December 22, 2013 at 10:09 am

    Hi there
    I have a smooth and kind of runny almond butter will it be suitable for this recipe?

    • Jamie — January 10th, 2014 at 2:18 pm

      Samah, you probably want a creamier, firmer almond butter for this recipe.
      – Jamie

  8. Vernon — April 26, 2015 at 9:15 pm

    I am going to try this recipy by substetuting Almond flour in place of the A-P Flour.
    Thanks for sharing the recipy Jamie

    • Jamie — April 28th, 2015 at 11:00 am

      Vernon-
      Let me know how that turns out. Thanks for visiting.

      -Jamie

  9. Stacey — May 22, 2015 at 11:53 pm

    These were absolutely delicious. I had Whole Foods 365 Almond Butter on hand and used that, but followed the recipe verbatim otherwise. Everyone at the potluck raved about them!!

    • Jamie — May 26th, 2015 at 11:58 am

      Stacey-
      I’m so glad the recipe turned out so well for you. Thanks for visiting!

      -Jamie

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