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Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

When you think of a sugar-free dessert, I’ll bet you don’t think of something rich and decadent tasting. Think again.

These five-ingredient low-carb chocolate peanut butter cookies are incredibly rich and surprisingly addictive!

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When you’re eating a low-carb diet plan, it’s the desserts that seem to suffer the most. No longer.

Low-carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are husband approved and loaded with fresh peanut flavor, and plenty of chocolaty goodness.

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What are the five ingredients for making these sugar-free chocolate peanut butter cookies?

  • all-natural peanut butter, (creamy or chunky)
  • swerve all-natural sugar replacement
  • egg
  • cocoa powder
  • salt
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The instructions for making Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies:

  • In a large bowl, stir the peanut butter to loosen and soften it.
  • Add the swerve, egg, salt, and sifted cocoa powder to the bowl.
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  • Stir the stiff dough well until thoroughly combined.
  • Use a melon baller or tablespoon to measure out a walnut-sized amount of dough and roll to form a ball.
  • Place the cookie balls on a baking sheet (parchment paper optional) leaving approximately 2″ between each ball.
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  • Use the tines of a fork to make a criss-cross pattern on top of each cookie.
  • Bake the cookies in a preheated 350-degree oven (not convection) for 20-22 minutes, rotating the baking sheets halfway through the baking process.
  • Or, if you like a softer cookie, bake in a 350-degree oven (not convection) for 12-15 minutes, rotating the baking sheets halfway through the baking process.
  • Cool the cookies on a rack.
  • Enjoy!
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Below is the printable recipe card along with nutritional information for today’s recipe of low-carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies.

If you’ve enjoyed this recipe, I’d appreciate if you’d take a moment to give it some feedback by way of stars near the comment section at the end of this post. Thank you.

5 from 3 votes
Sugar Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies and peanuts on a board
5 Ingredient Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
22 mins
Total Time
32 mins
 
When you think of a sugar-free dessert, I’ll bet you don’t think of something rich and decadent tasting. Think again. These 5 Ingredient Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are incredibly rich and surprisingly addictive!
Course: Dessert, Dessert – Cookies
Cuisine: sugar free
Keyword: gluten free chocolate peanut butter cookies, sugar-free chocolate peanut butter cookies
Servings: 22 cookies
Calories: 73 kcal
Renee – Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
  • 1 cup peanut butter all natural
  • ½ cup swerve all natural sugar substitute
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees.

  2. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.

  3. Roll the dough into walnut size balls and place on baking sheets.

  4. Bake in a preheated oven for 20-22 minutes.

  5. Cool completely on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts
5 Ingredient Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 73 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 83mg4%
Potassium 89mg3%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Diane

Tuesday 22nd of December 2020

Which cook time is correct?

Renée

Tuesday 22nd of December 2020

Oooh, so sorry about the conflicting bake times, Diane! I'll fix that right away. Bake them in a 350-degree oven (not convection) for 20-22 minutes, or if you like a softer cookie, leave them in for less time. Maybe like 12-15 minutes (not convection). Thanks for bringing my error to my attention. I appreciate it. Take good care, Renee

Robotance

Saturday 25th of August 2018

You make it sound so easy! I can easily say that peanut butter, chocolate, and cookies are the most acceptable and favorite food of any household :) This recipe is a bonus as it takes only 5 ingredients to make them with an added bonus of being sugar-free. Very unique and wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

Renée

Saturday 25th of August 2018

I'm glad you like this recipe! And, just so we're on the same page, they ARE easy. I do hope you'll make them. Thanks for leaving the comment and rating. I appreciate it!

Jenn

Thursday 2nd of August 2018

Girrrrrrl YES! You had me at 5 ingredients! chocolate PB heaven!

Renée

Sunday 5th of August 2018

LOL. Thanks, Jenn!

April

Thursday 2nd of August 2018

These are phenomenal! And I love how easy they are, perfect for my kids to help with! Will definitely be making them again. :)

Renée

Sunday 5th of August 2018

So glad you like them, April. Thanks!!

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