Sugar Free Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

Don't forget the milk!
Don’t forget the milk!

This is a wonderful recipe for a healthy “treat” that my children absolutely love!  Most of the time I hide some so that I can get some too (just don’t tell the kids!).

Ingredients:

3/4 c. Unsalted Butter, Softened

1 c. Unsweetened Peanut Butter

3 Tb. Powdered Stevia

2 Eggs

2 tsp. Vanilla Extract

2 1/2 c. Almond Meal

1/4 tsp. Salt

1 tsp. Baking Soda

Method:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a small bowl, mix Almond Meal, Baking Soda, and Salt.

In a large mixing bowl, mix Butter and Peanut Butter until smooth.

Add Powdered Stevia and mix just until combined.

Add Eggs one at a time while mixing.

Add Vanilla and continue to mix.

Last add the Almond Flour mixture, and mix until combined.

Scoop approximately 1 Tb. of dough at a time and roll into balls.

Lightly press each ball down on cookie sheet with a fork.

Bake for 10-12 minutes, until golden.

Yields 3 1/2 dozen cookies

Low Carb Almond Cookies

I pressed the cookies with a chocolate-dipping spatula for the swirl effect
I pressed the cookies with a chocolate-dipping spatula for the swirl effect

These cookies are Sugar Free, Grain Free, and Low Carbohydrate.  Is it okay to call them cookies?  Yes.  It is.  Go pour a cup of coffee and enjoy!

For approximately 12 large cookies:

Ingredients

2 c. Almond Meal

3 T. Powdered Stevia

2 Eggs, beaten

2 tsp. Vanilla Extract

1/4 tsp. Almond Extract (optional)

1 T. Cinnamon

1 Stick Butter, melted

1/4 c. Chopped Pecans

1/4 c. Dried Coconut

Method

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In a large bowl, mix almond meal, stevia, cinnamon, pecans, and coconut.

Mix in the eggs and extracts.

Add the melted butter and mix once more.

Drop dough on cookie sheet and flatten with hand to a thickness of about 1/2 inch.

Bake for 12-14 minutes, until golden on top.