Whether in the summer or in the cold winter there is simply no bad time to have peanut butter cookies! But just so that the enjoyment doesn’t come with a guilty conscience, we present you 3 easy to make low carb recipes for peanut butter cookies. With these you can make delicious and healthy cookies in no time! With simple substitutions you can eat these guilt free without paying for it on your waistline. Without further ado take a look at these recipes.
1. Almond Peanut Butter Cookies
100 g peanut butter
2 large eggs
70 g almond flour
30 g hazelnuts, ground
70 g xylitol (sugar replacement) or other sugar substitute
1 teaspoon baking soda
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. With a teaspoon form small balls on a baking sheet. Make sure to put baking paper on the baking sheet to prevent it from sticking. Bake for about 12 minutes in a preheated oven at 180 deg C until they’re golden brown and lightly toasted around the edges. Pull the baking sheet out of the oven and let cool for 5 minutes before digging in. Enjoy!
2. Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies
100 g peanuts, crunchy (unsweetened)
1 egg yolk
20 g unsalted peanuts
15 g almond flour
Beat the peanut butter with the erythritol until frothy. Then stir in the egg, the yolk, and the almond flour. Chop most of the unsalted peanuts and add them to the dough. Set the remainder to the side.
In the meantime, preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Lay out a baking tray with baking paper. Form the dough into small balls and place them on the baking sheet. Sprinkle the remaining peanuts on top of the cookies.
Bake the cookies on a medium rack for about 15 minutes until golden brown and the edges are slightly toasted. Pull the baking sheet out and let it rest for 5 minutes before digging in.
3. Lemon Peanut Butter Cookies
50 g almonds, ground
50 g peanut butter, crunchy
30 g erythritol or other sugar substitute
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 g baking soda
First set the oven to 160 degrees C.
Stir the egg with the erythritol, the lemon juice, and the crunchy peanut butter with the help of the hand mixer, till creamy. Separately mix the ground almonds carefully with the baking soda. Stir the almond baking powder mixture into the peanut butter egg mass until all ingredients are well mixed.
Lay out a baking tray with baking paper and spread the cookie dough with a spoon into nine equal piles. With the back of the spoon, you can now smooth every single pile of dough and put it in a round cookie tin.
Bake for around 15 minutes or until golden brown. Pull the baking tray out of the oven and let it sit for 5 minutes before digging in.
These recipes show that baking healthy low-carb cookies do not require much work. Just a few ingredients are enough to bake tasty peanut butter cookies that are actually good for your health!
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