Saturday, June 1, 2019

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies






     When Lily's came out with Peanut Butter Cups, I was one happy girl.  Then Anna at Bacon Butter Bourbon beat me to the punch, and buried those suckers deep in a cookie....yummmmm.  Following on her coat tails, I did something similar and added a little to die for Frosting.  Each of the 4 Cookies are 182 calories, 15.2 carbs, 3g fiber, 9.5g sugar alcohol, 2.7g net carbs, 4.5g protein and 15.9g fat.  These literally melt in your mouth...not in your hands...(had to say it).

Ingredients for 4 Cookies~
1 Tablespoon Butter, softened to room temperature
2 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon Almond Flour
2 Tablespoons Peanut Butter Powder
1 Tablespoon Lakanto Golden Monk Fruit~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount (sub with Regular, and use an extra teaspoon for rolling in dough, optional and not included in macros)
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Vanilla
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4 Lily's Peanut Butter Cups
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1 Tablespoon Butter, softened to room temperature
2 Tablespoons/1oz Cream Cheese, softened to room temperature
1 Tablespoon Lakanto Confectioners Monk Fruit~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount

     Mix first set of ingredients, reserve teaspoon of Golden Monk Fruit.  Divide dough into 4 equal pieces, should weigh in at 17-18 grams, roll into balls and roll in extra Monk Fruit, press each ball of dough in silicone lined muffin tin, and slightly press up the sides.  Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes, or til golden brown, remove from oven and gently set Peanut Butter Cup in center and slightly press down (do not remove Cookie from muffin liner til chilled and set).  Put in fridge to chill.  Meanwhile, mix last set of ingredients til smooth, should yield 1/4 cup, frost each with 1 Tablespoon Frosting.  Enjoy  :)

Reverse Peanut Butter Cups









     Have you ever wondered what it would be like to eat a Peanut Butter Cup inside out!?  Ponder no mo'.  With Lily's new Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, I had the perfect opportunity to play in the kitchen...and play I did!  Each of these 16 extraordinary treats are only 92 calories, 9.2g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 4.5g sugar alcohol, 1.2g net carbs, 2.3g protein and 7.1g fat.  If you haven't tried the two new flavors from Lily's (Semi-Sweet and Milk Chocolate), then it is high time to do so...then you can have fun in the kitchen too!  ;)

Ingredients for 16 servings~
4 Tablespoons Butter, softened to room temperature
4 Tablespoons Lakanto Golden Monk Fruit~ sub with Classic~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount
1/2 cup Almond Flour
1/2 cup Peanut Butter Powder
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Vanilla
1/2 cup/8 Tablespoons/240 Lily's Semi-Sweet Stevia Sweetened Chocolate Chips~sub with Milk Chocolate or Dark Chocolate

     Cream together Butter and Monk Fruit, til smooth, add in Almond Flour, Peanut Butter Powder, Baking Powder, Cinnamon and Vanilla til fully incorporated.  Divide into 16 equal portions, I had to use my food scale, each portion should be 16-17 grams...or just eyeball it.  Press each piece of dough into bottom of silicone or regular cupcake liner in tin, and press slightly up the sides.  Bake at 350 for 8 minutes.  Meanwhile, count out 16 sets of 15 Chocolate Chips, after removing dough from oven, add the Chocolate Chips into the well of each baked cup, let set til melted, then smooth out and swirl top of Chocolate.  Enjoy  :)

Maple Bacon Donuts








     But seriously...I just can't...or can I!?  My Maple Bacon Donuts might be my best work yet.  Moist, tender, and bursting with high pitched flavor ...could there be anything more exciting than the marriage of Maple and Bacon, especially when their first home is a Donut!  Each of the 9 happy couples are only 176 calories, 24.4g carbs, 1.6g fiber, 21.7g sugar alcohol, 1.2g net carbs, 6g protein and 15.3g fat.  Start or end your day with this match made in heaven!  :)

Ingredients for 9 Donuts~
4 Tablespoons Butter, softened to room temperature
1/2 cup Lakanto Golden Monk Fruit~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount (sub with Regular)
1 cup Almond Flour
2 Extra Large Eggs
1/4 cup Sour Cream
2 slices cooked and crumbled Bacon
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Maple Extract
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1/2 Lakanto Confectioners Monk Fruit~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount
1 Tablespoon Lakanto Maple Syrup (more if necessary for the right consistency)~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount
Dash Maple Extract
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2 slices cooked and crumbled Bacon

     From first set of ingredients, mix Butter and Monk Fruit til well incorporated, then blend in rest of ingredients.  Add a 1/4 cup batter to each tin of coated Donut pan, bake at 375 for 12 minutes.  Let cool, gently remove from pan and flip over.  Meanwhile, mix set set of ingredients into smooth glaze, dip the top of each Donut to coat the top, sprinkle with Bacon bits.  Enjoy  :)

Cheesecake Brownies







     For those times you are wanting something rich, heavy, decadent and delicious.  Cheesecake Brownies fits the bill.  Each of these 12 "satisfiers" are only 213 calories, 21.8g carbs, 5.2g fiber, 15.3g sugar alcohol, 1.3g net carbs, 6.3g protein and 18.3g fat.  These hit all the high notes in the just the right places!  ...you may even hear angels sing with your first bite.  ;)

Ingredients for 12 servings~
4 Tablespoons Butter, softened to room temperature
1/2 cup Lakanto Monk Fruit~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount
4 Extra Large Eggs
1/2 cup Almond Flour
1/2 cup Cocoa
1/4 cup Sour Cream
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Vanilla
1/4 cup Lily's Semi Sweet Stevia Sweetened Chocolate Chips
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3/4 cup/6oz Cream Cheese, softened to room temperature
1/3 cup Lakanto Monk Fruit~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount
1/4 cup Sour Cream
2 Extra Large Eggs
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1/4 cup Lily's Semi Sweet Stevia Sweetened Chocolate Chips

     From first set of ingredients, beat Butter and Monk Fruit til fully combined, continue to blend in rest of ingredients til well incorporated, set aside.  In another bowl, mix second set of ingredients til fully combined.  Using an 8X11 pan, line with parchment paper, and pour half Brownie mixture in bottom of pan, pour Cream Cheese mixture on top, finish with dropping remaining Brownie batter on top and sprinkle with remaining Chocolate Chips.  Bake at 350 for 40-43 minutes.  Enjoy  :)

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies






     Peanut Butter Cups come in many forms, and my favorite is mixed in Cookies!!!  Lucky for me, Lily's came out with some wonderful sugar free Peanut Butter Cups.  Instantly, I knew what was in store for my kitchen.  The entire batch of 8 was only 305 calories, 27.5g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 15.5g sugar alcohol, 6.5g net carbs, 9g protein and 25.5g fat.  Get a hold of the new Peanut Butter Cups today and see what you can create!  :)

Ingredients~
1 Tablespoon Butter, softened to room temperature
1 Tablespoon Lakanto Monk Fruit~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount
2 Tablespoons Almond Flour
2 Tablespoons Peanut Butter Flour
1 Lily's Peanut Butter Cup, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Vanilla

     Mix all together and break into 8 equal pieces, roll into balls, bake at 350 for 11 minutes.  Enjoy  :)

   

Peanut Butter Cup Pancakes







     Is it breakfast, is it a snack, is it a dessert!?  Yes, yes and always.  My Peanut Butter Cup Pancakes were created because Lily's just came out with fab Peanut Butter Cups... which we all appreciate.  So my mind has been full of creativity as of late.  This stack of 3 will cost you 375 calories, 38g carbs, 9.5g fiber, 18.5g sugar alcohol, 10g net carbs, 24g protein and 23g fat.  The perfect way to start (or end) your day!

Ingredients for one serving~
1/4 cup Cottage Cheese
1 Tablespoon ground Flax
1 Extra Large Egg
2 Tablespoons Almond Flour
2 Tablespoons Peanut Butter Powder
1 Tablespoon Lakanto Monk  Fruit~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Vanilla
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1 Lily's Peanut Butter Cup, finely diced
1 Tablespoon Lakanto Maple Syrup~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount

     Mix first set of ingredients til well blended, drop by 1/4 cup batter on hot cooking sprayed skillet, flip when ready and cook the other side, repeat with remaining batter.  Stack and sprinkle with Peanut Butter Cup crumbs, drizzle with Syrup.  Enjoy  :)


Chocolate Almond Cookies







     When Lily's comes out with sugar free Chocolate covered Almonds, what else is there to do but make cookies!?  It was the only thing to do...  The entire 6 cookies are only 315 calories, 25g carbs, 6g fiber, 13g sugar alcohol, 6g net carbs, 11.5g protein and 26.5g fat.  When you feel the urge coming on, might I suggest giving these a whirl!  ;)

Ingredients~
1 Tablespoon Butter, softened to room temperature
1 Tablespoon Lakanto Monk Fruit~use code Paige20 at checkout for discount, plus extra for garnish if desired
2 Tablespoons Almond Flour
2 Tablespoons Peanut Butter Flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
Dash Cinnamon
Dash Vanilla
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6 Lily's sugar free Chocolate covered Almonds

     Mix first set of ingredients and break into 6 equal pieces, roll into balls, and roll in extra Monk Fruit if desired, bake at 350 for 11 minutes.  Remove from oven and press a Chocolate covered Almond in each cookie.  Enjoy  :)