Easy Peanut Butter Cookies that are healthier than most, with less calories and more protein in each cookie. These peanut butter cookies are soft, crumbly and full of peanut butter taste. A true family pleaser! #ad #truvia
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Healthier Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Calories: 104kcal
Author: Jenn

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 3 Tbsp. light butter I used Land O'Lakes Light Butter with canola oil
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter I used Skippy Natural Creamy
  • 1/4 cup Truvia Brown Sugar or 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Truvia Baking Blend or 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • granulated sugar for rolling

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, blend together coconut oil, light butter and peanut butter for about 1 minute, until very smooth and combined.
  • Add the sugars and beat for 1-2 minutes, until light in color and combined.
  • Gradually beat in the egg and vanilla, just until blended.
  • Mix in the flour and baking powder until combined together.
  • Scoop up a tablespoon of dough and roll into a ball. Roll in sugar and place on a nonstick baking sheet (or cover a baking sheet with parchment paper).
  • Using the tines of a fork, flatten each cookie in a cross pattern (as shown in the pictures).
  • Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove to a rack, cool and then enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3.3g | Fat: 7.3g | Saturated Fat: 3.5g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 17mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 3g