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Super Easy Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

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Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

These super easy Keto Peanut Butter Cookies are flourless and only contain 4 ingredients! They’re also gluten free and grain free.

Peanut butter. I feel like that is all I have to say. Peanut butter sums it up. I love peanut butter.Peanut butter loves me 😀 We are meant to be!

These cookies are addictive. So addictive I’m putting what I haven’t finished eating in the freezer for another day. You see this cookie looks all innocent. It is plain, very homely. It smells like peanut butter (that’s always a plus). I’m instantly drawn to it! Then I bite into it and I’m lost in the peanut butter and sweetness. Evil cute little cookies!!! I can’t stop at one. Neither can anyone else in this house.

If you need a quick snack try out these evil cute little super easy flourless peanut butter cookies. I bet you can’t stop at one! They’re the perfect low carb peanut butter cookies.

Ingredients for Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

How to make Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine all the ingredients. 

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Drop the cookie dough by spoonfuls on cookie sheet.

Using a fork, flatten the cookie twice. 

Bake for 10 minutes.

Remove the tray from the oven. After a few minutes remove the cookies from the tray and place the cookies on a cooling rack. Eat once cooled.

Snack, snack away!!!

What kind of peanut butter can you have on keto?

You can eat peanut butter that is labeled as natural with no sugar added (like this natural peanut butter) when on the ketogenic diet.  Two tablespoons of all natural no sugar added peanut butter has 7 grams of carbs and 3 grams of fiber which equals 4 net carbs per two tablespoons.

Is peanut butter OK for ketosis?

You can eat small quantities of all natural no sugar added peanut butter on the ketogenic diet. Even though there is no added sugar there are still carbs in the peanut butter. The carbs can add up quickly so keep in mind 2 tablespoons of all natural no sugar added peanut butter contains 4 net carbs.

What snacks can I have on the Keto diet?

You can eat these peanut butter cookies on the keto diet plus,  sliced cucumbers, pork rinds, cheese, avocados, bacon, and macadamia nuts.

Is erythritol the same as stevia?

No, they are not the same. Erythritol is a sugar alcohol often made from corn and can cause some gut issues in some people. Erythritol can be used cup for cup when replacing sugar in a recipe. Stevia is ground up stevia leaves that taste sweet like sugar but without the blood sugar affects of sugar. Stevia does not measure cup for cup when replacing sugar so it usually needs to be combined with a sweetener like erythritol to add bulk to a recipe.

How can I make these Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies Paleo friendly?

Switch the peanut butter for almond butter or cashew butter and use coconut palm sugar instead of erythritol.

More Gluten Free Cookie Recipes

If you love snacks, here are more Paleo desserts and Paleo snacks! Make sure to check out my huge collection of gluten free dinner recipes.

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Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Yield: 30 cookies

Super Easy Ketogenic Peanut Butter Cookies

These super easy ketogenic peanut cookies are also gluten free and grain free! They contain only 4 ingredients!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup natural peanut butter, no sugar added
  • 1 cup erythritol, or preferred sweetener
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients.
  3. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Drop the cookie dough by spoonfuls on cookie sheet.
  4. Using a fork, flatten the cookie twice.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove the tray from the oven. After a few minutes remove the cookies from the tray and place the cookies on a cooling rack. Eat once cooled.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

30

Serving Size:

30 cookies

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 53
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