This KETO Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe is an easy, family favorite snack to kick those sugar cravings and stay on track with your keto diet. With just a few changes to from your standard peanut butter cookie recipe, you can enjoy the same delicious taste with these keto-friendly ingredients.
These are the perfect snacks for on the go and when you’re relaxing at home. Being able to take snacks with you is important to stay on track with your keto diet. This way when you see something sweet that looks tempting you can quickly pull this peanut butter cookie out of your bag and keep on track with your keto diet. They can be easily stored away and are an instant favorite for anyone who is dying to get ahold of something sweet while dieting.
These keto peanut butter cookies are perfect for keeping around the house whenever you are in need of a sweet treat. They can also be kept in an airtight container for about two weeks. This way you could make a large batch and keep them tucked away for later.
Before you’re ready to bake, make sure you have all the proper supplies. There is nothing worse than starting a recipe and then realizing you don’t have all the necessary ingredients to finish making this dessert you are sure to crave. Amazon is the perfect place to find all of these necessities but your local grocery store should also have these items. Target is a great, convenient place to start shopping for your keto diet.
Keto Shopping List for Peanut Butter Cookies:
- Baking pan
- Parchment paper
- One egg
- Reduced-sugar creamy or crunchy peanut butter
- Granular erythritol
- Pure vanilla extract
- Baking powder
- Sea salt
Erythritol sweetener should be on every keto beginner’s shopping list. It is a zero carb and zero-calorie sweetener, without a bitter aftertaste that some sugar alternatives suffer from. However, erythritol tastes and bakes like sugar which makes for an easy, no-hassle, substitution. Although some would argue it does not taste the same as sugar I personally think it is as close to the real thing as you can get, and it is guilt-free too.
- 1 large egg
- 1 cup reduced-sugar creamy peanut butter
- 1/2 cup granular erythritol
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- Preheat over to 350°F and cover your baking sheet in parchment paper.
- Add all the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. You can use a hand mixer or mix my hand till the ingredients are well combined and the dough is thick.
- Roll the dough into about 12 balls or equal size. They should be about 1 to 1½ inch balls. Place them onto the cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
- Use a fork to flatten the cookies with crisscross marks on the top.
- Bake for 10 minutes. The cookies should have firm edges but the centers still soft.
- Remove the cookies from the oven and let cool before eating.
You can store your cookies in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 92Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 133mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 17gProtein: 1g
Getting to indulge in sweets is important when maintaining a healthy diet and chewy peanut butter cookie would have to one of my favorite sweets. With some minor tweaks to a standard recipe, it is as easy as ever to make a batch and keep them set aside as keto-friendly snacks.
These peanut butter cookies are sure to remind you of the traditional recipe most of us might remember when we were kids. Being able to snack on something we are familiar with and love to eat, and still staying on track with the keto diet is a win-win situation.
I made this recipe with creamy peanut butter, but you can easily trade it out for crunchy peanut butter if you want a little extra crunch in your cookies. Making these cookies with crunchy peanut butter should be a quick and easy substitution but is sure to be a nice alternative to the smooth creamy peanut butter cookie.
So get going, get baking, and start falling in love with these guilt-free peanut butter cookies! They are sure to become a household favorite.