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Thumbprint Keto Peanut Butter Cookies

The perfect keto peanut butter cookies with a silky smooth chocolate thumbprint filling. This is my version of a peanut butter blossom cookie redone low carb and fabulous. You'll love it!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Cooling time15 mins
Total Time29 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten-Free, Keto, Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword: keto peanut butter cookies
Servings: 18
Calories: 140kcal
Author: Lauren Gonikishvili

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz jar peanut butter unsweetened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup sweetener Swerve Confectioner's
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbps butter melted
  • 1 tbsp gelatin unflavored
  • 1 cup peanut butter powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Chocolate Filling

  • 1/2 cup sugar-free chocolate chips Lily's dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  • Mix together the peanut butter, vanilla, and sweetener. Beat in the eggs one at a time to combine.
  • Add in the melted butter then the gelatin, continuously mixing with a stand or hand-held mixer.
  • Put in the peanut butter powder and baking powder and mix together until a dough forms and no lumps remain.
  • Form the dough into tablespoon-sized balls and roll in granulated sweetener. 
  • Place on the baking pan 2 inches apart and press down the center of each cookie with your thumb to make a well for the filling.
  • Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 12-14 minutes or until the edges start to brown. Let cool.
  • Meanwhile, warm the heavy cream on the stove until it's almost simmering.
  • Pour the cream mixture over the sugar-free chocolate chips in a heat-proof bowl and leave for 5 five minutes. Stir together to make the ganache.
  • Put about a teaspoon of chocolate ganache in the thumbprint of each peanut butter cookie and let cool to set.

Notes

Nutrition Facts

Servings 18.0
Amount Per Serving
calories 140
 
Total Fat 11 g 
Saturated Fat 4 g 
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 41 mg 
Sodium 75 mg 
Potassium 122 mg 
Total Carbohydrate 6 g 
Dietary Fiber 2 g 
Sugars 2 g 
Protein 6 g
*Nutrition Facts per MyFitnessPal.com. For most accurate facts, calculate your own with the exact ingredients you use in the recipe.