Low Calorie Peanut Butter Cookies

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    Low fat, gluten free, and delicious, this recipe for low calorie peanut butter cookies is one you’ll want to bookmark for later!

    When you are in the mood for some sweet cookies, without over doing it on calories, try these low calorie peanut butter cookies!

    These healthier peanut butter cookies are made with Egg whites, peanut butter, zero calorie sugar and rice krispies.

    These peanut butter cookies are gluten free and made with no flour, sugar, and no hard to find ingredients.

    These cookies started as an attempt at some macaroons. I’ve made macaroons with modest success in the past. (see my coconut macaroons here) I really like the idea of using egg whites for the cookies, because they add texture and protein, without many calories.

    I also tried to bring the calories even lower with some powdered peanut butter, but that idea for peanut butter cookies using peanut butter powder is still a work in progress.

    So, instead, I used the egg whites and cream of tarter. I whipped these until they were foamy. Real egg whites as opposed to egg whites in a carton is ideal for foaming egg whites. The carton egg whites either takes forever, or it never really happens.

    Then, to give the peanut butter cookies some volume without flour or extra calories, I added rice crispies! These were such a great addition to the peanut butter cookies.

    I will definitely be making these again soon!

    Low calorie peanut butter cookies

    Made with egg whites, peanut butter, and rice crispies, these gluten free peanut butter low calorie cookies only 31 calories per cookie!
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    Course: Dessert
    Diet: Low Calorie, Low Fat
    Keyword: 100 calorie apple crisp, low calorie, low calorie peanut butter cookie, low fat
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 10 minutes
    Servings: 32 cookies
    Calories: 31kcal
    Author: Amy Roskelley


    • 2 medium egg whites
    • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tarter
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1/3 cup monk sugar
    • 1/2 cup peanut butter
    • 2 1/2 cup rice crispies


    • Beat egg whites, cream of tartar and salt till foamy.  Add sugar slowly while beating egg whites.  Gradually add sugar about Tablespoon at a time, stirring after each addition until dissolved.  Beat until mixture has stiff peaks.
    • Fold in peanut butter and cereal.
    • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes at 325 degrees.


    Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 31kcal

    Let me know if you try these cookies, and of course, follow me on pinterest and pin this recipe to your favorite healthy treats board.

    LOW CALORIE PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE only 31 calories per cookie4

    For more low calorie cookies, check out 12 Indulgent Recipes for Low Calorie Cookies!

    low calorie peanut butter cookies

    Hi!  I’m Amy, creator and owner of Heath Beet. I share low calorie recipes and portion control hacks to get you eating healthier, feel lighter, and satisfied with less food, to make weight loss finally possible! (Read all about me and my health journey here!)

    Zero calorie sweetener used in the recipe.

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