Gluten Free Grain: Teff

Teff, originally from Ethiopia, is one of the tiniest seeds in the whole grain category.

Read more about Teff on my Squidoo Lens:  Gluten Free Grains!

Awesome Gluten Free Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1 1/2 cups teff flour ( we use Bob’s Red Mill Teff Flour)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt ( or plain salt even)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup ( which can be replaced by agave nectar, if you can’t eat syrup)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil ( or any vegetable based)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla ( Frontier makes gluten free vanilla)
  • 1 cup peanut butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a large bowl combine dry ingredients, set aside.
  3. In a food processor blend syrup, oil, vanilla and peanut butter.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, blend well.
  5. Shape dough into walnut sized balls.
  6. Place on a slightly greased cookie sheet and flatten gently with the tines of a fork.
  7. Bake about 13-15 minutes.
  8. Cool on wire rack.

Recipe source:


Amazing Grains: Creating Vegetarian Main Dishes with Whole Grains

Complete Gluten-Free Cookbook: 150 Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free Recipes, Many with Egg-Free Variations


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