Diabetes-Friendly Recipe: Peanut Butter Oat Cookies

For a lot of people with diabetes, peanut butter is a go-to snack when they’re experiencing a low. It’s low in carbohydrates, high in protein, and rich in healthy, unsaturated fat that helps satisfy hunger. Overall, it’s a super healthy choice, particularly if you’re reaching for the all-natural variety.

Plus, and this is not to be undersold, it’s delicious!

If you agree, you’ll likely be excited about this recipe for diabetes-friendly peanut butter cookies. These sugar-free, flour-free peanut butter oat cookies are yummy and incredibly easy to make! Take a look, and if you try them, make sure to let us know what you think in the comments below!

Photo Credit: Adobe Stock/sarahdoow
Photo Credit: Adobe Stock/sarahdoow


  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups sugar substitute (Splenda, Stevia)
  • 2 cups whole oats
  • 2 tbsp vanilla
Photo Credit: Adobe Stock/Maarja
Photo Credit: Adobe Stock/Maarja


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Mix ingredients in large bowl
  • Once thoroughly combined, refrigerate for 1 hour
  • Roll dough into small balls
  • Place dough on baking sheet, 1 1/2 – 2 inches apart
  • Press fork on top of each cookie to flatten
  • Bake 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown
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