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

L.D. and her eleven-year-old lab, Eleanor Rigby Fitzgerald, moved from Seattle to Grand Rapids earlier this year, and are currently enjoying exploring their new city! She likes books, music, movies, running, and being outdoors as much as possible.

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