Quarantine Cuisine: Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Comfort food takes the top spot on the pandemic menu and what doesn’t say comfort food more than a gooey chocolate chip cookie? Now, let’s take gooey to a whole new level by making this cookie with peanut butter – and then let’s go one level more and make it gluten-free!

Now that we’ve hit the cookie (ingredient) trifecta, let’s get to the recipe:

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 cup peanut butter

1 cup light brown sugar

1 egg plus 1 egg white

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/3 tsp baking power

1 tsp. vanilla

3/4 chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350.

Mix peanut butter, sugar, eggs, baking soda, baking power and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Add chocolate chips. Mix in well.

Bake 10-15 minutes or until surface is slightly browned.

Remove and transfer to cooling rack.


Cece Woods

The Current Report Editor in Chief Cece Woods started The Local Malibu, an activism based platform in 2014. The publication was instrumental in the success of pro-preservation ballot measures and seating five top vote-getters in the Malibu City Council elections.

During the summer of 2018, Woods exposed the two-year law enforcement cover-up in the Malibu Creek State Park Shootings, and a few short months later provided the most comprehensive local news coverage during the Woolsey Fire attracting over one million hits across her social media platforms.

Since 2020, Woods was the only journalist reporting on the on-going public corruption involving former L.A. Metro CEO Phil Washington. Woods worked with Political Corruption expert Adam Loew, DC Watchdog organizations and leaders in the Capitol exposing Washington which ultimately led to the withdrawal of his nomination to head the FAA.

Woods also founded Malibu based 90265 Magazine and Cali Mag devoted to the authentic southern California lifestyle.

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