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How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies Healthy

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Baking during the Winter is a great way to spend time with my family but it’s also a good way to take the chill out of the air in my home. We have been baking lots of cookies at my home and I decided to share How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies Healthy so everyone can enjoy these delicious desserts anytime without the guilt.

With just a few healthy swaps you can make all of your favorite desserts more healthy and still taste great!

 

Now that I know how to make peanut butter cookies healthy and I can eat them anytime I want with no guilt!

After being diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, I didn’t want to consume the handfuls of pills three times a day that the doctors prescribed for the incurable disease I was battling. I began looking into other options and found a diet called SCD which is also known as The Specific Carbohydrate Diet.  It has helped me heal naturally and I have began learning how to make my favorite recipes with different ingredients like leaving out sugar and sweetening with honey.

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies Healthy and Good

I am always amazed at the delicious recipes I can create using all natural ingredients and I enjoy sharing this information so everyone can eat delicious foods while eating a healthy diet.

My daughter is just like most kids when it comes to dessert time, she really enjoys sugary cakes,cookies,and other rich desserts.  Whenever I make something that tastes like its packed full of sugar and tell her it’s healthy, she is always curious about how I did it. She was especially eager to learn how to make peanut butter cookies healthy because these are a family favorite and now that they are a guilt free dessert, we can enjoy them anytime.

How to Peanut Butter Cookies Healthy and Yummy

Once you learn how to make peanut butter cookies healthy you can apply the same kind of healthy swaps to all of your favorite recipes and before you know it with little effort, you will be reducing your sugar intake. The best part is that you will not be missing anything or feeling deprived and you will drop a few pounds pretty quickly because foods containing white sugar and flour seem to pack on the pounds quickly.

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies Healthy

Ingredients:

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a mixer begin mixing the peanut butter and honey. Add the egg and extract and then mix in the baking soda and almond flour. Once all of the ingredients are combined, stir in the macadamia nuts. If your macadamia nuts are large you can add them to a bag and break them with something heavy then sprinkle the crumbs into the mixture.

Scoop the cookie dough onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet by the spoonful making sure cookies are uniformly shaped to ensure even baking.

Bake for about 8-10 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet for a couple of minutes before removing the cookies. Enjoy.

 

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies

 

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies Healthy
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Ingredients

  • 1 Cup of Peanut Butter
  • 4 Tablespoons of Honey
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 Cup of Macadamia Nuts
  • 1 Cup of Almond Flour

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a mixer begin mixing the peanut butter and honey. Add the egg and extract and then mix in the baking soda and almond flour. Once all of the ingredients are combined, stir in the macadamia nuts. If your macadamia nuts are large you can add them to a bag and break them with something heavy then sprinkle the crumbs into the mixture.
  2. Scoop the cookie dough onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet by the spoonful making sure cookies are uniformly shaped to ensure even baking.
  3. Bake for about 8-10 minutes. Let cool on baking sheet for a couple of minutes before removing the cookies. Enjoy.
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Are you excited to learn how to make peanut butter cookies healthy or are you more of a traditional sugar and flour type of person when it comes to cookie recipes?

 

Comments

  1. I absolutely love peanut butter cookies because of their sweet taste, but I can’t make them anymore because of allergies. Do you have any tips or suggestions for modifications for all of the nut allergies that are affecting more and more people each day? Thanks for the inspiration!

  2. Ulcerative Colitis can really be very frustrating to deal with. I am happy that you decided to look for alternative ways on how to live healthier. These peanut butter cookies look delicious. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

  3. Peanut butter cookies are by far my favorite kind of cookies! I usually just make a 3 ingredient recipe so would love to try something so different. I am trying to be healthy as well so this is perfect.

  4. Peanut butter cookies are one of our family favorites too! I often make them with honey or coconut sugar (which is very low glycemic). I never thought of adding almond flour or macadamia nuts!

  5. I love macadamia nuts! Adding nuts to cookies (especially peanut butter ones) is a great way to sneak in protein! Yum!

  6. I love macadamia nuts and am so glad to see them incorporated into this recipe. My kids are big fans of peanut butter. I bet they would love this. Thanks for sharing.

  7. I wish I had your talent for baking. I do try to make cookies too, but sometimes (actually most of the time), they don’t look like what they are supposed to be. Anyway, as long as the flavor and healthy stuff are in there, my family would not mind whatever the cookies are not perfectly shaped. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  8. I love this! I’m trying to eat healthier, and right now avoiding sugar all together, but honey I’m allowed. I should make more things to curb my sweet tooth now and then.

  9. This looks like a delicious cookie!

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