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peanut butter chocolate chip cookies on a cooling rack

Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crispy and moist with a delicious peanut buttery chocolate taste!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 20 cookies


  • baking pans
  • mixing bowls
  • small microwavable safe bowls


  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • cups almond flour
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 cup semi-sweet dark chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 375° and line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Place cream cheese in a microwave safe bowl; microwave on high for 30 seconds or until softened.
  • In a medium bowl add cream cheese, flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, eggs, cocoa powder, nutmeg, and peanut butter. Mix until a soft dough forms.
  • Scoop out spoonfuls of the mixture and using clean hands form a ball. Press the ball down onto the prepared baking pan and then push the chocolate chips into the cookies. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and then place cookies on a cooling rack until ready to be eaten.


What can my kids do? Have them help measure out the ingredients and mix them in the bowl.  They can also press the chocolate chips into the cookies.