Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies
Today I’m going to show you how to make peanut butter cookies.
These 5 ingredient cookies are so easy to make, they’re done in 20 minutes from scratch.
These peanut butter cookies are lower in calories than traditional ones, and they’re made without eggs, butter or white sugar.
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They’re so easy to make!
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They’re lower in calories than traditional peanut butter cookies!
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PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE RECIPE
(makes 12 cookies)
1/2 cup natural peanut butter (125g)
1/4 cup honey or agave (60ml)
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce (65g)
1 cup ground oats or oat flour (100g)
1.5 tbsp cornstarch or tapioca starch
1 tsp baking powder
NUTRITIONAL INFO (per cookie):
107 calories, fat 2.3g, carb 19.9g, protein 2.4g
In a bowl, add room temperature peanut butter, your sweetener and applesauce, beat with the mixer for 1 minute.
Add half of the oats, cornstarch and baking powder, and gently mix it in, until the dough starts to form.
Add the rest of the oats and mix until everything comes together.
If the dough is too sticky to work with, place the cookie dough in the freezer for 5 minutes.
Scoop the cookie dough (35-40 grams) and roll with your hands, you’ll end up with 12 equal balls.
Flatten a bit and transfer to a lined baking tray.
Using a fork, press down each cookie to create authentic criss cross marks.
Bake cookies at 350F (180C) for 10 minutes.
Let it cool on a baking sheet for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack.
When completely cool, serve and enjoy with your favorite milk.