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5 Ingredient Keto Peanut Butter Cookies With Cream Cheese

Cream cheese or peanut butter cookies? How about both, combined in one super delicious batch of moist keto peanut butter cookies with cream cheese. Yes, this delicacy is possible and is a 100% keto friendly and guilt free too!

keto peanut butter cookies

These amazing low carb peanut butter cookies are something you can make any time and with ingredients you probably have in your kitchen. For this recipe,  our homemade keto peanut butter was used, as this one has no sugar at all.

However, you can also make these low carb cookies with creamy peanut butter, or if you want some texture, with a crunchy peanut butter.

They are perfect to serve as delicious breakfast cookies, to bring to office lunch, or just serve with tea or glass of warm milk.

 

Tips to make low carb peanut butter cookies

  1. As mentioned, you can use creamy or crunchy peanut butter. It is up to you, but try making both varieties to decide which is your favorite.
  2. The cookie dough is very soft, and to get the best results before baking, pop the mixture into the fridge for 20 minutes to firm up. This will make a huge difference in how easy the cookie dough is to handle.

 

Ingredients to make peanut butter cookies

In order to make these  peanut butter keto cookies, these are the ingredients you will need:

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 4oz. cream cheese
  • ½ cup Sukrin gold or golden monkfruit sweetener
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 small egg
  • Vanilla extract, optional

 

How to make keto peanut butter cookies

Gather all of your ingredients for the peanut butter cookies in one place.

ingredients for keto peanut butter cookies

 

Preheat oven to 350F and line a cookie sheet with baking paper.

 

In a mixing bowl, combine creamy peanut butter, cream cheese, sweetener, baking soda, and the egg. Also, add vanilla extract if you’re using.

 

Once the ingredients are combines, the mixture should look like this:

 

Next place the mixed batter into a fridge for 20 minutes.

 

Once the time is up, separate the batter into 6 scoops and place onto the baking sheet.

baking peanut butter cookies

 

Bake the ketogenic peanut butter cookies for 12-14 minutes or until golden.

The cookies will be soft once removed from the oven, but they will firm up after cooling for a few minutes.

low carb peanut butter cookies

 

Low Carb Keto Peanut Butter FAQs

Is peanut butter ok on keto?

Reduced sugar or sugar free peanut butter is fine on the keto diet in moderation as these are lower in carbs and most brands only contain 4.1 grams of net carbs per serving. For this recipe we’ve used our very own homemade peanut butter which contains only 2 grams of net carbs in a serving and contains absolutely no sugars. 

What is the lowest carb peanut butter?

For this recipe our very own homemade peanut butter which contains only 2 grams of net carbs in every 2 tablespoons, compared to the other brandd that contain 4 grams or more and therefore this peanut butter recipe is the lowest carb peanut butter.

How many carbs are found in these low carb peanut butter cookies?

There are 3.5 g net carbs in every serving of these peanut butter cookies.

Can I make these keto peanut butter cookies with protein powder?

If you want to add more protein to these cookies you can definitely add a scoop of protein powder to the recipe. Keep in mind that adding the protein powder alone may not work well, so also add a scoop of coconut flour together with the protein powder.

Can I use almond flour in this recipe?

You can add almond flour or to this recipe is you choose as almond flour will work very well in this recipe.

Can I use coconut flour in these peanut butter cookies?

You can also use coconut flour in this recipe, however, you must increase the liquid, by adding some more butter or some almond milk. Without increasing the liquid, your cookies may become too dry.

 

More keto cookie recipes

Keto Butter Cookies

Keto Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

Keto Peanut ButterKeto Peanut Butter Cookies With Cream Cheese

Keto Peanut ButterKeto Peanut Butter Cookies With Cream Cheese

Yield: 6 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

Try out these easy 5 ingredeint moist keto peanut butter cookies with cream cheese!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 4.oz. cream cheese
  • ½ cup Sukrin gold or golden monkfruit sweetener
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 small egg
  • Vanilla extract, optional

Instructions

    1. Gather all of your ingredients for the peanut butter cookies in one place.
    2. Preheat oven to 350F and line a cookie sheet with baking paper.
    3. In a mixing bowl, combine creamy peanut butter, cream cheese, sweetener, baking soda, and the egg. Also, add vanilla extract if you’re using.
    4. Once the ingredients are combines, the mixture should look like this.
    5. Next place the mixed batter into a fridge for 20 minutes.
    6. Once the time is up, separate the batter into 6 scoops and place onto the baking sheet.
    7. Bake the ketogenic peanut butter cookies for 12-14 minutes or until golden.
    8. The cookies will be soft once removed from the oven, but they will firm up after cooling for a few minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 6 cookies
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 201Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 6.6gCholesterol: 44mgSodium: 267mgCarbohydrates: 4.8gNet Carbohydrates: 3.5gFiber: 1.3gSugar: 2.1gProtein: 7.6g

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