Healthy peanut butter oatmeal cookies (vegan) _ desserts with benefits

After one bite of these super thick, super soft, and super chewy cookies, you’d never ever guess that they’re totally guilt-free and good for you! These Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are packed with peanut butter flavor and hearty oatmeal texture, but they’re flourless, refined sugar free, and made without butter and oil!

Sadly, these cookies were a long time coming. Banana peanut butter chocolate chip cookies I haven’t had the best of luck making cookies lately (this happens to me quite a bit) so it took five trials to perfect this recipe. Banana peanut butter chocolate All of the previous trials were not up to par… they were too crumbly, not chewy enough, not sweet enough, or would dry out the next day and turn into rocks. Banana peanut butter chocolate smoothie So sad.

Not too sweet, not dry at all, not rock hard and certainly not crumbly.


These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are super peanut buttery, sweet and super rich. Banana peanut butter chocolate chip muffins My sister tried one off the cooling rack and her eyes burst open. Banana cake with peanut butter frosting She said, “it’s SOOOO peanut buttery,” and took another bite, walking off with the cookie. Banana bread sugar free My dad brought some to work and texted me,

“Everyone loved your cookies. Banana bread gluten free Please send more before you go back to AZ!”

Trust me, I did. Banana peanut butter ice cream I’m glad nobody noticed the two missing cookies that I snuck with me to the airport, shhhh!!

• Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line two cookie sheets with Silpats or parchment paper.

• In a large bowl, stir together the peanut butter, applesauce, almond milk and stevia.

• In a small bowl, whisk together the peanut flour, oats, erythritol, flax, baking powder and salt. Banana muffins with cream cheese frosting Dump the dry ingredients over the wet ingredients and fold together. Best banana muffin recipe ever Use a ? cup measuring cup to portion out the dough and place on the prepared baking sheets.

• Wet your hands with some water and flatten the dough rounds until they are the thickness you want. Easy banana muffin recipe Bake for ~9-11 minutes, or until the surface of the cookies are firm, yet soft. Banana muffin recipe healthy Slide the Silpat/parchment paper off the hot cookie sheets and let cool completely.

I thought I would make the nutrition label for these cookies because a lot of people have been asking for the nutrition stats of my recipes. Banana muffin recipe best When I made the label I was pleasantly surprised and wanted to see how it would compare to a typical (unhealthy) PB cookie recipe. Banana muffin recipe easy The AllRecipes nutrition label is on the left, the Desserts with Benefits nutrition label is on the right:

Compared to the AllRecipes cookies, my healthified Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie recipe has:

• less sodium, half the carbohydrates, 5x the fiber and nearly 3x the protein

• ZERO grams of the dangerous/deadly trans fats (compared to 4g in the AllRecipes recipe!!)

While I know I am total bias and preferential to my own recipe, I think we can all see that my recipe is healthier than the AllRecipes recipe. Banana cake recipe with sour cream Oh, and my cookies are just as delicious ??

Just kidding, I totally understand. Best vegan banana bread recipe I didn’t like peanut butter for about 15 years. Banana nut bread with cream cheese Then I randomly spooned some out of a jar and fell in love ??

ANYWAYS, yes, almond butter will work just fine! Just note that the peanut flour gives off a peanut butter flavor. Moist banana cake recipe with sour cream If you don’t like peanut butter then you might not like these cookies.

Oops! I guess I was so baffled at the “not being a PB fan” fact that I forgot about the second half of the question ??

While almond butter might work to replace the PB, almond flour will not replace the peanut flour ??

I haven’t tried using coconut flour in this recipe but you can give it a shot. Banana bread recipe self raising flour I would recommend starting out by using 1/2 cup of coconut flour instead of the 1+1/2 cups of peanut flour (it tends to absorb a lot more liquid). Rachael ray chocolate chip banana bread If the dough is too wet, add an extra 1 tbs at a time until you get a fudgy cookie dough texture.

I’m afraid coconut flour doesn’t work to replace peanut flour ??

Coconut flour is a very crumbly flour, it’s usually used with a lot of eggs to help bind it up… and even then it’s pretty crumbly. Easy vegan banana bread Coconut flour is best used in cakes, like this Coconut Flour Vanilla Cake!

Peanut flour is pretty absorbent, like coconut flour, but not as much. Healthy blueberry banana bread It also acts as a binder, kind of like oat flour or flax.

I think the three flours that can’t ever be replaced are coconut flour, peanut flour and oat flour. Banana bread with cream cheese recipe They’re super finicky but totally worth using in the end ??

Trying tonight after a successful fudgy brownie adventure. Banana bread with cream cheese I actually used whole wheat flour for the brownies but I’m going to switch to pastry flour next time bc my bf said he could feel the wheat?? what? lol

I was wondering if one of your failed batches had included a trial with egg or egg replacer/egg beaters? I was curious what that would do to the texture.

Whole wheat pastry flour has a less intense flavor, so your bf might like the flavor of that better ??

I haven’t had any success with egg replacers in cookies, but they work (most of the time) in cakes/cupcakes/muffins. Healthy banana blueberry bread These cookies are pretty dense and fudgy, so if you want a fluffier cookie you can try replacing the ground flaxseed and the almond milk with 2 large eggs.

They were delicious! My neighbor gobbled up 2 of them, his 3 yr old tried to stuff the whole smaller one I made him in his mouth til his dad caught him and broke it in half… which he stuffed whole in his face haha. Banana blueberry bread healthy I also added semisweet chips bc… it combines 3 of my hunny and I’s fav cookies so yum! so. Paleo blueberry banana bread so. Mini banana bread recipe yum. Vegan banana bread applesauce I was only curious about the no egg bc they seemed so dense I will try your suggestion next time and let you know how it goes but I know you only post the things that work and I haven’t been disappointed yet!

Made my own peanut butter last night, hopefully my local Sprouts has hazelnuts (I have yet to find them alone at my local grocer) so I can do the better-than-nutella-nutella-spread ??

Next adventure is the homemade pop tarts I hope to try this weekend if I can get to the store for pastry flour. Gluten free banana bread recipe My local grocer was out when I was there the other day… (what?! lame).

I might be addicted I admit but being able to work out, stay on my diet, while getting to do something I love that reduces my stress has been really good for me this week. Dairy free banana bread recipe I love cooking and baking but I’ve been burnt out cooking dinner every night. Best vegan banana bread These recipes have been just the right recharge I needed. Simple vegan banana bread I’m making Julia Child’s boeuf bourguignon this weekend since the weather has turned! wish me luck and thank you for sharing your delicious success stories with us! ??

I really want to make these but just to get a batch started I would spend $76.40. How to freeze banana bread And I would not have even started to buy peanut butter, apple sauce, or the almond milk! $$$$$$$$$ ??

Protein Plus, Roasted All Natural Peanut Flour, 32 oz (907 g)

NOW Foods Erythritol Pure Sweetener, 16 Ounce Bags (Pack of 3), Package May Vary

It sounds really expensive at first, however, these ingredients last a VERY long time. How to store banana bread I got the flaxseed at the top of your list about a year ago and I still have a bag left in the freezer.

It’s actually a pretty good deal once you think about it. Banana cake recipe nz The items in my Amazon shop are in bulk because they are cheaper per ounce/cup/gram/etc. Banana bread with olive oil However, if you only need a small amount of something just get a 1-pack rather than a 4-pack… Amazon’s got everything ??

Hello! Would like to make these cookies but am confused as to the peanut butter flour. Dairy free banana cake recipe Can PB2 be used for the peanut butter flour? I have never used either products so am unsure if that is a good switch. South african banana bread recipe Have you used PB2??

I have enjoyed perusing your website. Quick banana cake recipe Will attempt the Nutella. Moist banana walnut bread Thank you for all your efforts. Allrecipes com banana bread Beautiful website!!

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