Keto 7 day meal plan

Chewy Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

by KetoFocus.com
4.2 Stars (13 Reviews)
Nutrition Facts

12

Servings

283

Calories

28.3g

Fat

8.7g

Protein

g

Net Carbs

This is a chewy keto version for the childhood classic peanut butter cookies. Keto peanut butter cookies are easy to make, full of peanut butter flavor and come out soft, chewy and irresistibly good.

Chewy Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ½ tablespoon beef gelatin
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup roasted salted peanuts or nuts of choice
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • ¼ cup Lakanto golden monkfruit or golden Swerve
  • 3 tablespoons Swerve or erythritol
  • ¼ cup almond butter or nut butter of choice
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Chewy Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Directions

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, whisk together almond flour, gelatin, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • 3
    Grind the peanuts using a food processor or mini blender until they have a course breadcrumb appearance.
  • 4
    Cream together butter and sweeteners until combined using an electric mixer. Beat in the almond butter, egg and vanilla.
  • 5
    Gently stir in the dry ingredients into the nut butter mixture.
  • 6
    Stir in the ground peanuts until combined.
  • 7
    Roll the cookie dough into a 1 inch balls and place on a parchment lined baking tray.
  • 8
    Press the cookies down with the back of a fork to make a crisscross pattern.
  • 9
    Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Let cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.

Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

Your childhood favorite peanut butter cookie has a chewy keto version! My second favorite cookie in the world is a Peanut Butter Cookie. First is chocolate chip, of course. I designed this keto cookie recipe for all of the peanut butter fans out there. The best part ….these keto peanut butter cookies are CHEWY!!!!!

How To Make Chewy Keto Cookies

The key ingredient to making keto cookies chewy is to add gelatin. It sounds strange but trust me, it works! And don’t worry, your cookies won’t taste like a cow’s hoof like some grass fed gelatins smell.

My favorite gelatin is from Great Lakes. Make sure you pick up the orange container and not the green one. The green container is collagen.

Is Peanut Butter Keto Friendly?

Although peanut butter has more carbohydrates compared to other more keto friendly nut butters, you can still consume it in small amounts. Typically I don’t recommend eating peanuts on the keto diet because it’s very easy to over eat your carb allotment. A cup of dry roasted peanuts has about 20 net carbs in it!

If you are really watching your carb count, then substitute the peanuts and peanut butter for a more keto friendly nut, like macadamia nuts or pili nuts.

Substitute Any Nut Butter

You can trade out either the peanuts or peanut butter in this recipe for any nut or nut butter of your choice. Try the following:

  • Almonds
  • Hazelnuts
  • Brazil nuts
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Pili Nuts
  • Pecans
  • Almond Butter
  • Macadamia nut butter
  • Pili nut butter
  • Coconut butter

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Annie Lampella

Annie Lampella

I strive to find meals that your whole family can enjoy (kids and relatives too) while you are on your keto quest. You can still have your favorite foods on the keto diet, you just have to be creative with how you make them.

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