Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Pizza


Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Pizza

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I don’t often make things that are gluten free around here.  We are very fortunate to not have gluten or other food allergies in my family.  But I do have a very close friend who is gluten intolerant.  I always struggle with what to make that she can enjoy too.  All the gluten free flours out there are just over whelming to me.  So I am grateful that Pillsbury now has a line of gluten free doughs.  Pizza Dough, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and a Pie Crust.  Just in time for the holidays too, so I can bring this pizza to my friend when we meet for lunch today!

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Pizza

In case you hadn’t noticed I am all about fudgy, gooey, chocolate-y treats.  And if they have peanut butter that is even better.  That is really hard to do when you are trying to go gluten free.  At least for me; I am a gluten free novice.  I was super excited to use the Pillsbury Cookie Dough to see what I could come up with.  I will be honest, I was a little bit skeptical that it would not turn out like a dessert made with flour.  But I was wrong.  My family had no idea this cookie was gluten free.

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Pizza

I made a very simple dessert that would be great for your holiday parties.  I baked an entire tub of the cookie dough in a spring form pan.  As soon as it came out of the oven, I sprinkled with with chopped gluten free peanut butter cups.  Some of them melted right into the cookie…so good!  I then topped with festive candy coated chocolates.  Definitely doesn’t have to be red and green if you want to make this for a different day of the week.  This is great served warm, but it is a little messy with all of the melted chocolate.  For other great idea, be sure to check out the Gluten Free Pillsbury Pinterest Page.

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Pizza

Yields 10

Gooey gluten free chocolate chip cookie topped with peanut butter cups and chocolate candies.

5 minPrep Time

10 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

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  • 1 tub Pillsbury Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
  • 1 cup peanut butter cups, chopped
  • 1/4 cup candy coated chocolate candies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a spring form pan with non-stick spray. Press dough into the pan. Bake for 10-11 minutes. It should be set, but slightly under baked.
  3. Remove from oven and sprinkle with chopped peanut butter cups, and other candies.
  4. Let cool before slicing.

 ** I am being compensated for my time by Pillsbury.  All thought and opinions are 100% my own.


  1. This is such a cute idea! Love!

  2. Oh myyyyyy myyy myyy…I need some of this :) My husband is looking over my shoulder, pointing and saying, “You need to make THAT!”

  3. Erin this is awesome! It might be one of my favorites from the Linqia community thus far… I want to run out and get another tub of this gluten-free dough and make it!

  4. This really does look delicious!! I love the combo you put together! I’m sure your friend will appreciate you making a gluten-free dessert like this for her!

  5. Your cookie pizza looks like perfection!

  6. I was lucky enough to try this when Erin’s hubby brought some to work before Christmas. It tasted as amazing as it looks in the photo! Hard to believe it’s gluten-free!

  7. Reese’s peanut butter cups are not gluten free ….peanut butter and chocolate pieces would work, though.

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