If you love peanut butter cookies and thought that being low carb or gluten free meant you couldn’t enjoy them, hold on to your hats because I am about to blow your mind! You can make classic gluten free peanut butter cookies that taste just as good as the original, but flourless!
With the classic criss cross imprint on top, these cookies are going to be the perfect light dessert or lunchbox addition for those that are gluten free or not. These cookies are always a hit with friends and family.
As someone who needs to eat a gluten free diet, I do not like to buy store bought cookies (or many store bought items if I’m being honest). Yes, you can always check the labels, but they are never as healthy as the foods that you can make at home. Also, you simply never know where you might find hidden gluten.
If you are ready for a day of baking cookies, let’s gather the necessary ingredients and tools:
Tools and Supplies Needed to Make Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies:
How to Make Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a bowl, blend together the peanut butter, egg, vanilla and Swerve until a smooth dough forms.
Mix the chocolate chips into the dough.
Form the dough into 15 even balls, and place onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
Press the balls of dough down in a criss cross pattern using the tines of a fork.
Bake the cookies for 12 minutes.
If you are craving a delicious peanut butter cookie like now, don’t you worry! These cookies take just 20 minutes to prepare and about 12 minutes to bake! That’s right, you can be enjoying these tasty treats within about a half an hour start to finish.
At just 3 net carbs per serving, these flourless peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips can easily fit into your keto diet.
This recipe makes 15 servings.
You see a lot of peanut butter recipes in the keto world. I’ve seen snacks, smoothies, savory main courses, and rich desserts all featuring peanut butter. Is peanut butter keto friendly though? With its sweetness, sometimes it can be hard to tell. The truth is though that YES, you can have peanut butter on keto.
Of course it’s important to pay attention to the ingredients in the peanut butter you choose. I prefer to go with natural peanut butter as it has no added sugars or ingredients.
These cookies are delicious, there’s no doubt about that, but what are the best things about these gluten free peanut butter cookies?
- They are sweet, but not too sweet.
- They are healthier! These gluten free peanut butter cookies are free of carb heavy flour and sugar and are a much better option than the original, yet taste pretty close to the classic.
- It tastes so close to store bought, you might just forget that you are eating keto!
Trying to figure out how to make these gluten free peanut butter cookies, the best peanut butter cookies? Here are some tips for you:
A silicone spatula makes a great option for folding the ingredients together. It helps to keep the ingredients from sticking to the utensils, which is beneficial when it comes time to clean up!
These cookies are deliciously crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. If you can avoid baking these cookies too long you’ll prevent them from being too crispy.
Have you ever used a cookie scoop? They are great because they are less messy than spoons and they make every single cookie the same size.
Allowing your cookies to cool down before removing them from the baking sheet will help preven them from crumbling.
Once finished, store your Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies in an airtight container. You can keep them in the fridge or on your countertop at room temperature for up to 5 days.
Other Low Carb and Gluten Free Delicious Cookies You Might Like
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- In a bowl, blend together the peanut butter, egg, vanilla and Swerve until a smooth dough forms.
- Mix the chocolate chips into the dough.
- Form the dough into 15 even balls, and place onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
- Press the balls of dough down in a criss cross pattern using the tines of a fork.
- Bake the cookies for 12 minutes.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 109Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 48mgCarbohydrates: 7gNet Carbohydrates: 6gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 3g
Nutrition is calculated using a third party plug-in. It is best to always validate!