Low Carb and Grain Free Peanut Butter Cookies

by Jen on August 21, 2017

Enjoy this delicious, grain free, and low carb version of a traditional peanut butter cookie!

Low Carb, Keto, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Soy Free

Low Carb and Grain Free Peanut Butter Cookies. Low Carb, Keto, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Soy Free.

My husband has been asking me to make peanut butter cookies for ages! I’m not sure why I’ve waited so long to make them. Maybe because I can’t eat peanuts? I suppose that’s a good thing though since that means I can’t scarf them all down.

Of course, he wanted a traditional peanut butter cookie made with refined flour and sugar. But you know me better than that, don’t you?! I don’t even have those ingredients in my pantry!

So I went on a quest to make a peanut butter cookie that was both grain free and refined sugar free. I wanted to use coconut flour since I think it has a nice sweetness to it which goes well with baked goods.

Overall, the cookies turned out delicious! They had a really nice peanut butter flavour to them and the kids had no idea they were actually healthy.

Hubby liked the taste but wasn’t a huge fan of the coconut flour texture. He is definitely a work in progress when it comes to my low carb way of eating. He would choose the refined sugar, refined flour cookie every time, whereas my goal is to make a healthier treat that still tastes delicious. If my kids and I will eat it and love it, then in my mind, I’ve succeeded.

Low Carb and Grain Free Peanut Butter Cookies. Low Carb, Keto, Grain Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free

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Low Carb and Grain Free Peanut Butter Cookies
A low carb and grain free peanut butter cookie that is delicious and healthy!
Low Carb and Grain Free Peanut Butter Cookies. Low Carb, Keto, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Soy Free.
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Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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Ingredients
Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
cookies
Ingredients
Low Carb and Grain Free Peanut Butter Cookies. Low Carb, Keto, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Soy Free.
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with coconut oil.
  2. Mix all ingredients together until combined and dough has formed.
  3. Using a Tablespoon, make balls of dough and place on prepared pan.
  4. Flatten each dough ball by making criss-cross marks with a fork.
  5. Bake for 15 - 18 minutes, until edges of cookies are golden brown.
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Nutrition Facts
Low Carb and Grain Free Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 101 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 58mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 1%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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