I tried my hand with peanut flour for these cookies and it was my first time working with it and here’s what I came up with.

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Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peanut Flour
1/2 c Vegan Butter (room temperature, softened)
1 c White Sugar
1/2 c Brown Sugar
1/4 c Water
Cream these ingredients together

Then add
1 c Peanut Flour
1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
Mix Again

Add 1 c Chocolate Chips and stir in by hand

Form into golf-ball sized balls on a greased/sprayed cookie sheet
Bake at 375F (I baked one tray for 10 minutes and one tray I left in for 12 minutes)

The cookies will spread, so don’t crowd on the cookie sheets.  They will puff up in the oven and not look quite done.  Take them out anyway and just let them sit on the cookie sheets for about 15-20 minutes or until cool enough to transfer to a container.  At this point, they will be thin (not puffy) and hardened around the edges and gooey in the middle.

Note:  There is not actually any caramel in this recipe.  But because of what the brown sugar did, caramelization, they take on a lovely caramel flavor.
 

Same with Peanut Butter.  No actual PB was used.  The Peanut Flour morphed into a Peanut Butter-like state.  No complaints!

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Here are the steps:
Butter, Sugars, Water

Butter, sugars and water added to bowl

Betty Crocker Mixer that I’ve had since college

Betty Crocker Hand Mixer in box

Cream the butter and sugars

Hand mixer mixing ibutter and sugars
Close up of creamed mixture in bowl
Bag of peanut flour
Inside bag of peanut flour
 Chunky, not to worry.  Don’t bother sifting.  Waste of time.
Peanut Flour in scoop

Add in Peanut Flour, Baking Soda, and Vanilla.  Mix it up.

Hand holding Vanilla Extract

Add in Chocolate Chips and stir in by hand

Hand holding bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips
Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie batter in bowl

The dough is thick at this point.  Not ridiculously thick, but pretty thick.

Close up of dough

You could refrigerate the dough for 20 minutes before forming the balls, but I didn’t have time for all that.  I had a family chomping at the bit to get these suckers baked.

Scooped dough on baking sheets
Close up of dough on baking sheet
 
Oven preheated to 375 degrees F
Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies on cookie sheets
The tray on the left was in for 12 minutes, on the right 10 minutes.  The left is a little more brown and well done but in 20 minutes after they cooled they both seemed about the same.
Close up of Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies
Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peanut Flour close up
One cookie showing gooey center
 
Row of cookies on baking sheet

After 15-20 minutes, or they have cooled sufficiently to move them from the cookie sheets, put them in a container.

Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies in container with plastic wrap
Close up of cookie in container
Cookie close up in container
Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies on baking sheet
Hand holding one cookie
 I love the semi-translucent parts.  That’s where the Peanut Flour + Butter + Sugar turned into a mouthgasmic experience. 
Close up of hand holding one cookie
Backside of cookie
Hand holding one Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peanut Flour
Close up of hand holding one Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peanut Flour
Stacked Vegan GF Peanut Butter Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies with Peanut Flour in container
Something tells me the contents of the storage container will not last long.  At all. 

These cookies took on a Caramelized State.
Much like my Carmelized Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Chickpea “Peanuts”  

Carmelized Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Chickpea "Peanuts"  on baking sheet
Close up of Carmelized Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Chickpea "Peanuts"
Spoon holding Carmelized Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Chickpea "Peanuts" showing caramelization
See you really are making Carmel with this recipe.  I wouldn’t steer you wrong!
Stacked Carmelized Cinnamon Sugar Roasted Chickpea "Peanuts"

Other desserts that are variations on the PB + Chocolate Theme:
1.  Raw Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls 

Raw Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls layered in container on parchment paper
Close up of one Raw Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Ball

2. High Raw Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

Plateful of High Raw Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

Close up of High Raw Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

 

3. No-Bake Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls (with a High Protein Option)

 No-Bake Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls stacked in container
 Close up of No-Bake Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls

 

4. Raw Vegan Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookies

Raw Vegan Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookies on dehydrator tray
Close up of Raw Vegan Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookie on tray

 

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