The Easiest Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Ever (Only 3 Ingredients!)

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Ok, these keto peanut butter cookies are so incredibly easy I feel almost guilty making a blog post explaining how to make them.

You literally need only 3 ingredients and they’re done within 20 minutes.
Say what?

I know, it’s crazy.
I looove easy recipes and I always try to make sure that my recipes are easy as well.

Sometimes I also like to go for a bit more complicated stuff but that’s definitely the exception.
These little guys might take the throne of easy keto treats.
 

The Easiest Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Ever (Only 3 Ingredients!)
 

OTHER KETO COOKIE RECIPES:

  • Keto Macadamia Raspberry Cookies
  • Keto Shortbread Cookies
  • Keto Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
  • Keto Pecan Snowball Cookies
  • Easy Keto Butter Cookies
  • The Easiest Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Ever (Only 3 Ingredients!)

    KETO PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES INGREDIENTS:

    I absolutely love how easy this recipe is. You literally only need 3 ingredients, + one optional one!

    (You can find the exact amounts needed on the recipe card at the end of this post!)
     

  • smooth sugar-free peanut butter:

    the only ingredients added should be peanuts, water and/ or salt.
    If there’s anything else, it could be sugar and we don’t want that!

    You will find a bit of sugar on the nutrition label even on peanut butter with no sugar added – but that’s the natural sugar from the peanuts.
    No way around that.
    But as soon as something else pops up, especially something you can’t pronounce, skip it.

    (Fun fact: Did you know sugar has over 50 names?
    A neat trick manufracturers like to use is to replace the name “sugar” with one or more of the 50 other synonyms to mislead customers.

  • eggs: one whole egg
  • powdered erythritol:
    my absolute favorite keto-friendly sweetener!
    – it doesn’t spkie your blood sugar,
    – it’s completely safe and
    – has a very natural sweet taste that I personally really like.

    Because of its natural origin and natural production process (fermentation with a certain kind of yeast) I do consider erythritol to be paleo-friendly.

    Of course, you can use other powdered keto-friendly sweeteners as well!
    Keep in mind though, that you may have to adjust the amount of the sweetener added.

    Erythtirol is about 70% as sweet as sugar whereas other keto-friendly sweeteners such as monk fruit or stevia are much sweeter than sugar.

  • sugar-free vanilla extract:

    the vanilla extract is totally optional and not neccessary for the recipe – I just live for vanilla extract and add it to almost everything I make.

    Do I may have an addiction? Maybe. Just maybe.

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    The Easiest Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Ever (Only 3 Ingredients!)
     

    HOW TO MAKE KETO PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES:

     
    1. Mix the ingredients:
    Preheat your oven to 350°F/180°C.
    Mix all of the ingredients in a large bowl until you get a smooth and chunk-free dough.

     
    2. Make the cookies:
    Form equally sized balls from the dough (I got about 16 from the recipe), place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and press them down with the palm of your hands.

    Take a fork and gently press on the cookies to make a criss-cross pattern.

    ☝︎ Make sure to leave a little bit of space in between the cookies because they will spread out a bit.
    Not too much, but I’d leave about an inch in between the cookies to avoid that they combine and become one huge cookie.

     
    3. Bake in the oven:
    Bake in preheated oven for approx. 8-12 minutes.

    ☝︎ Don’t worry if the cookies appear “mushy” when they are freshly out of the oven, that’s totally normal and they’ll harden once they cool down.

     
    4. Serve:
    Let cool down completely before enjoying with a hot cup of tea or coffee!
    (My guilty pleasure is dipping the cookies into my coffee before enjoying them.)

     

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    Nutrition Info:

    One keto peanut butter cookie (approx. 0.6oz/20g) has 2.4g net carbs (2.4g total carbs and 0g dietary fiber), 8.2g fat, 4.3g protein and 102 calories.

    How do you include Erythritol in your calculations?

    The short answer is: I don’t, and I can tell you why.

    
Erythritol is a sugar alcohol which your body can’t digest.

    If you ingest it, it won’t spike your blood sugar & it won’t release insulin (which is a good thing if you want to stay in ketosis).

    It passes through our system basically “untouched”.
    Because of this, you can subtract the carbs from erythritol completely, which is what I always do. 

    (I try to be as accurate as possible with this information, but values may vary because of natural occurring fluctuations and different products used.)

     
     

    OTHER DELICIOUS KETO TREATS:

     
    Eager for more delicious keto treats? I’ve got you covered! Check out these posts too:
     

  • Velvety No Bake Keto Brownie Bites
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  • Healthy No Bake Keto Snickers Bars
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  • Healthy No Bake Keto Coconut Bars (Homemade Mounds Bars/ Bounty Bars)
  • Chocolate Keto Mug Cake With Peanut Butter Core
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    The Easiest Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Ever (Only 3 Ingredients!) 

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