Earthquake Cookies

Last week, I was feeling like a rebellious, adventurous lemur.

I wanted to go outside, explore, be crazy, and have fun! But, cold and rainy weather put a damper on my plans. đŸ˜›

I HAD to channel my adventure into some avenue, so I decided to set out a quest to create a flourless cookie using the random stuff lurking in my pantry.

But I must warn you……whenever I try to create a recipe, it usually ends with fire alarms going off in the kitchen.

Let’s just say, I’m no Julia Child.

But once in a blue moon, a miracle happens.


I present to you, the GREATEST thing I have ever EVER made: Earthquake Cookies.

The reason they’re called “Earthquake cookies” is because they are:

  1. earth-shatteringly delicious
  2. their flavor bursts with the intensity of lava đŸ˜€


Earthquake Cookies

(gluten free)



  • 1 cup almond butter (I use this brand)
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 tbsp. chocolate PB2 (or peanut flour)
  • pinch of salt


  • 4 tbsp. chocolate PB2
  • 2 tbsp. water



1. Preheat oven to 350*F and coat a baking sheet with nonstick spray.

2. Stir wet ingredients together, and add in dry until thoroughly mixed and no chunks.


3. Get about a spoonful of batter and roll into balls. This can vary depending on how big you want your cookies. I was able to make 12. There’ll be a teeny bit leftover if you make 12…more to eat with a spoon mwahaha!

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4. Bake at 350* F for 8-10 minutes. Ovens will vary, so be sure to check them regularly. I wanted soft cookies, so I baked mine for 8 minutes. For crunchier cookies, keep them in a bit longer.


5. Allow them to cool to room temperature.

6. While they’re cooling, you can make the icing if you’re feeling frisky. Simply mix 2 tbsp. of water with the 4 tbsp. of chocolate PB2 and stir until it becomes creamy. I was generous with the icing, so it only covered 3 of my cookies.


7. All that’s left to do, ENJOY!!!!! đŸ˜€

These cookies are soft, buttery, and rich with a nutty, fresh aroma reminiscent of gingersnaps! When you bite into them, you’re hit with a dark chocolate-like flavor from the PB2, but as you keep chewing, the almond butter shines through and creates a fantastic after-flavor! You’ll definitely have to elicit every fiber of your self control not to consume the whole plate.

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