Keto Peanut Butter Patties (Girl Scout Cookie Knockoff)
Updated: Oct 21, 2022
One of my favorite Girl Scout Cookie are peanut butter patties or as I knew them when I was in girl scouts Tagalongs!!! So I had to make a keto version when I saw they were on sale last year. I made a delicious shortbread cookie topped with a sweetened peanut butter mixture and dunked the whole thing in chocolate. It was heavenly and looked exactly like the tagalongs I remember!
Secret to the crispy cookie is egg white protein powder. I used "It's Just" brand I found on Amazon. You don't need a lot so a bag goes a long way! Unfortunately I have not been able to get a crispy keto cookie without it, I have tried! You can use this cookie in many applications, if you enjoy shortbread plain or dipped in chocolate and nuts. I even used it as a bottom of a keto Twix!
I didn't try any other granular sweetener but I'm sure swerve would work or allulose. Monkfruit sweetener from Lakanto is just my go to sweetener of choice. I found out why most keto products had a variety of sweeteners in them. It gives a better overall flavor because when you add sweeteners in big amounts they tend to have a weird or off putting flavor.
I prefer coconut flour over almond flour. I just don't prefer the texture almond flour gives to baked goods, and you have to use a lot more almond flour in the recipes than coconut flour. If you want to try subbing out the coconut flour for almond flour, you have to do 3-4x as much almond flour. So 165-220 g or 1 1/4 Cup + 1 Tbs.-1 3/4 Cup of almond flour.
Definitely check out the video to see the texture of dough you need and tips and trick to working with the dough! https://youtu.be/NRR4qxwXTZk
Shortbread cookie base:
16 g egg white powder (approximately 2 Tbs.)
1/4 cup granular monkfruit (approximately 48 g)
55 g coconut flour (approximately 7 Tbs.)
1/4 tsp xanthan gum
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp stevia
4 Tbs melted coconut oil
pinch of salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Sift dry ingredients together in a bowl
Mix wet ingredients together in a separate bowl
Combine the wet into the dry ingredients to form a dough
Form dough on parchment or clean surface with hands about a 1/4 inch thick
Cut out small round cookies and place on a piece of parchment with a spatula, should get 15 small cookies.
Optionally, form a little crevice into each cookie and make sure sides aren't cracked. Bake for 7-10 minutes turning half way threw
Let cool completely before moving, the are very fragile until fully cooled
Peanut Butter Filling:
1/4 cup natural peanut butter
2 Tbs. butter
1 Tbs. powdered sweetener
Microwave the peanut butter, butter and sweetener together for 30 seconds or until fully melted and smooth
Pour a small amount onto each cookie
Place cookies into the refrigerator until solid.
7 oz. chocolate (lily's semi sweet has the least carbs)
1 Tbs. coconut oil
stevia extract depending on how sweet you like and what chocolate you use
1. Coat each cookie evenly with chocolate knocking off the excess and place on a silicon mat or piece of parchment paper.
2. Place in refrigerator to harden. Keep stored in the refrigerator, in air tight container.
15 cookies: Macros for 1 cookie
12.8 g Fat
10.6 g Total Carbs
6.5 g Fiber
2.5 g Protein
2.9 g Sugar Alcohols
1.2 g Net Carbs
Leave some comments if you enjoy this recipe or if you have any keto desserts you can't find good recipes for, let me know!!!