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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

By Blair Lindler

Well folks, this week kicks off a month of holiday after holiday…

A month of parties, get-togethers, pot lucks, and feasts. 

In other words, a month where it can be very difficult to wade your way through all the cakes and pastries to more fat-loss friendly dessert options because we all know that the dessert table is the one that has the biggest magnet 😉

So I wanted to give you all one of my favorite holiday baked goodies (that just happens to be fat loss friendly)…

Every Christmas, I bake an assortment of sugary yum yums and give them as gifts to my family and friends. And this is one of the recipes that I use. It wasn’t until I began my fat-loss journey that I realized this recipe I’ve had for all this time is actually fat loss approved!

I present to you, my family-tested, family-approved Peanut Butter Cookie!

It’s a crumbly, scrumptious little ball of yum…

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

 Ingredients:

  • ½ C Truvia
  • 1 C natural peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

 Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Mix all your ingredients together. I highly recommend using a mixer – or you can just count the mixing as your upper body workout for the day! Your batter should look something like this…
  3. Use a melon scooper or two spoons to make small tablespoon sized balls of the dough on the cookie sheet
  4. Bake for 12-14 minutes
  5. Let cool on cookie sheet for 2-3 minutes before removing
  6. Serve and…

ENJOY!

I like to serve them with a side of apples…

Peanut butter (cookies) and apples? A natural, fat loss friendly combination!


 

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