Skinny Peanut Butter Cookies

pb cookiesI’m a personal trainer, sports nutritionist, and have lost over 80 lbs. How did I do it??? By not depriving myself of treats! I simply found healthier ways to have foods I loved, and that helped me stick with my plan. Many people cut out the foods they love, so then they feel deprived and binge eat. When they do that, they gain weight back at a faster weight and are farther behind on their goals than when they started. The fix for this??? Don’t deprive yourself! Have the foods you like in moderation and try to make them healthier.

Peanut Butter cookies are one of my favorite treats, and this recipe gives you 24 cookies at 36 calories each!!!! This is a great way to have a snack that doesn’t ruin all your hard work. Not to mention kids loves these too!!

INGREDIENTS:
1 Cup Natural Peanut Butter
1 Cup Sugar (I used stevia)
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
1 Egg

DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 350. Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix until well blended. Form into quarter shaped balls and place on a cookie sheet. Bake for approx 10 minutes.

Add a chocolate kiss and bake for another 2 minutes

With kiss: 58 calories

Dana

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Comments

  1. says

    You are my cookie-baking hero! I’ve been looking for a good peanut butter cookie recipe (that was also gluten-free) for a while. I can’t wait to try these.

  2. Jann Olson says

    I love these cookies! The combination of p.b. and chocolate is so delish! Would like to see how they taste with Stevia. Thanks for sharing the recipe with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

  3. says

    Dana, these look so good. How yummy and at only 36 calories! That’s fantastic. I’m making some of these for sure. Thanks so much for linking up to Thriving on Thursdays. I’m featuring this at tomorrow’s party. Hope to see you again.

    Anne @ Domesblissity xx

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