These are super quick and easy to whip up from a box of cake mix. It works surprisingly well providing the coveted chewy on the inside and crunchy around the edges cookie. There is no easier way to make a gluten free treat! You can make these at any time of year but placing cashews to look like claws makes them the perfect spooky cookie for Halloween.

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    2 eggs
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    ½ cup smooth peanut butter
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    Whole cashews (enough for three or four claws per cookie)
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    ¼ cup milk
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    ½ tsp salt
  • Directions
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      Preheat oven to 350
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      Add the cake mix to a large bowl and stir in all other ingredients.
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      Mix until well incorporated.
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      Drop dough by tablespoon onto a cookie sheet leaving a 2" space between each cookie
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      With the back of a spoon, press cookies slightly to flatten the shape. Wetting the back of the spoon prevents it from sticking to the dough.
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      Press 3 or 4 cashews along the outer edge of each cookie to make the claws
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      Bake for approx 12 min (ovens may vary)
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      Use a cookie scoop to make portioning the dough super quick


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