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4-Ingredient Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

Rated as 4.18 out of 5 Stars
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"Kids will love these scrumptious low-carb keto cookies; all you need is peanut butter, vanilla extract, an egg, and some sugar substitute."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 133
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 cookies)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine peanut butter, sweetener, egg, and vanilla extract in a bowl; mix well until a dough is formed.
  3. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place on the prepared baking sheet and press down twice with a fork in a criss-cross pattern.
  4. Bake in the the preheated oven until edges are golden, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet for 1 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 133 calories; 11.2 12.4 5.9 16 105 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

The trick to these cookies is the baking time; do not overbake or they will dry out. I baked mine for about 8 minutes, or until the edges were lightly browned and the centers were still soft. B...

Most helpful critical review

Incredibly dry, crumbled when I tried to pick them up, and looked nothing like the picture.

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The trick to these cookies is the baking time; do not overbake or they will dry out. I baked mine for about 8 minutes, or until the edges were lightly browned and the centers were still soft. B...

To the person that claims these aren't keto you must be new to this woe. You get to deduct all carbs from the sweetner you use so long as it is a keto sweetner. I would estimate the net carbs ...

Very delicious. To combat dryness I recommend adding 1 tablespoon of butter. My cookies came out delicious and I used Swerve confectioners sweetener.

Okay 2nd time making these, and I added 1/2 cup more of peanut butter and changed the sweetner to Lakanto Monk Fruit Sweetner 1:1.. I also cooked them for only 10-11 minutes to not dry them out ...

Incredibly dry, crumbled when I tried to pick them up, and looked nothing like the picture.

Loved this recipe....i did add a little almond flour

I followed this recipe exactly as written, but they turned out like sand, dry and crumbles to the touch. I should've read other reviews first, and I would've seen others say the baking time is ...

Everyone is asking for the recipe ... brought them to work. I baked them for 10 minutes because the other Review said not to do 12 but they were too gooey at 8.... and they are perfect

I have made these several times and each time they come out different. I think the key is to get the timing right and I also noticed a difference using different brands of peanut butter. I have ...