Real Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies

Healthy peanut butter cookie recipe

Have a very Peanut Butter and Chocolate Christmas

 

‘Tis the time of year for exchanging delicious home baked goods with friends and family!

healthy kid cookie recipe

Andrew and Chloe get in on the cookie making fun.

I love making sweets to give as gifts — though the ingredients I use today are vastly different from what I used to use.

Ten years ago, as a broke college student, I made fudge for everyone’s Christmas gift. The two main ingredients were butter and cane sugar, yikes!

Now the sweets I gift are made with wholesome, healthy ingredients, like these chocolate peanut butter cookies.

Gluten and cane sugar free, these cookies are packed with wholesome calories, and usable nutrients.

Side note, this recipe is my fourth attempt at making gluten free peanut butter cookies that stick together and have good texture.

The first attempt was crumbly, second was mushy, third wasn’t sweet enough, and fourth was perfection 🙂

 

healthy peanut butter cookie recipe

Real Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies
A Recipe by Diana Keuilian
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INGREDIENTS
Serves 24

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a baking sheet with coconut oil.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine the peanut butter, coconut palm sugar, vanilla, almond flour, baking soda and eggs. Mix until fully combined.
  3. Roll the dough into small balls, place on the baking sheet a couple of inches apart. Press a chocolate chip into the top of each cookie.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  5. Melt the remaining dark chocolate in a double boiler. Dip each cooled cookie in the chocolate, then flip over to allow to cool. To cool faster, place in the fridge.
NUTRITION

Calories: 139     Fat: 9 g     Carbohydrates: 10 g     Sodium: 41 mg     Fiber: 1 g     Protein: 5 g    

 

Healthy recipe for peant butter cookies

Want less chocolate and more peanut butter? Skip the last step and enjoy them plain.

 

Comments

  • Annie Harrier August 11, 2013 at 1:26 am

    Love your blog! Trying to eat better. You recommend the Honeyville almond flour and I see from the reviews that people love it! However, it is not organic. Just wondering why you chose that. I am just sorting out what to eat or not and much of what I read stresses eating organic when possible. Your thoughts on this would be appreciated!
    Thanks,
    Annie

    • Diana September 9, 2016 at 6:45 pm

      Hi Annie,

      Honeyville Almond Flour is non-GMO and Certified Gluten Free. It has a much better consistency and texture than other brands I’ve used in the past.

      Happy cooking 🙂

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  • Adrienne @ Whole New January 11, 2014 at 6:26 pm

    LOVE this. Those PB blossoms were my fave growing up! Heading over to follow you on Facebook. Wd love to keep in touch!

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