Healthy Low Sugar Peanut Butter Cookies {recipe}

clean healthy peanut butter cookies

Peanut butter! YUM!!

I don’t know why but it’s so tasty! Most people I know can’t get enough of the stuff! It’s definitely hard to limit how much you eat. I have to force myself to stop putting the spoon in for more.

Turn peanut butter into a cookie and wham!! even more potent!

However, many PB cookies are loaded with sugar. I’ve created a recipe to increase protein and lessen sugar. The cookies are also gluten-free.


1 cup natural peanut butter
1 scoop protein powder (I used a chocolate peanut butter kind)
1 egg
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup almond milk (make your own homemade almond milk)
1/4 cup almond flour (make your own with the almond meal from the homemade almond milk)

Pre-heat over to 350. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Make 20 small balls and place on a cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

clean healthy peanut butter cookies

Nutrition Information (per cookie): 108 cal, 4g protein, 5g carbs (2g sugar), 8g fat

Enjoy the cookies!! Although these are healthier than most peanut butter cookies, you still want to consider how many you eat at a time :)

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Lydia Di Francesco is the Founder of Fit & Healthy 365 and Creator of the 15 Minute Workout Club, an online workout membership site. As a Certified Personal Trainer, Lydia educates clients and the public that healthy living doesn’t need to be complicated. She promotes simple, fun, exercise, self-care, and creating a healthy mindset with a long-term approach to wellness.

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  • Jennifer Forbes Walker

    In the batch you made that included coconut, how much did you use?

    • FitHealthy365

      what I gave you had:
      1 cup PB
      1 scoop protein powder
      1/2 cup raisins (with some cranberries)
      1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
      1/3 cup almond flour
      1 egg

      I didn’t add any other liquid, so found them a bit dry… hence why I changed it. But, you could either have drier or add 1/4 cup almond milk.