20 Healthy Peanut Butter Dessert Recipes

Fellow peanut butter lovers, rejoice!  These 20 Healthy Peanut Butter Dessert recipes will satisfy your every peanut butter craving, big or small, moderate to oh-my-gosh-it’s-been-a-minute-and-I’m-getting-PB-withdrawals!

Sound familiar?  😉

Yeah, same here.

So let the peanut butter lover inside you go ham on this list!  We’ve got chewy peanut butter cookies to fluffy peanut butter mousse, soft peanut butter cake to decadent buckeye balls, and much, much more.  And there are options for everyone, with sugar free, low carb, low fat, high protein, high fiber, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and keto recipes!

Let the peanut butter lover inside you go ham with these 20 healthy peanut butter dessert recipes! From chewy peanut butter cookies to fluffy peanut butter mousse, from peanut butter cake to buckeye balls, and more. There are options for everyone, with sugar free, low carb, low fat, high protein, high fiber, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and keto recipes! #glutenfreedessert #lowcarbdessert #ketodessert #highprotein #healthycake #glutenfreecake #sugarfreecake #veganbrownies #ketofudge #fatbombs

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1.  Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

These are without a doubt my most popular cookie recipe on the blog, and that doesn’t really surprise me.  No words are even necessary to describe how amazing (and MIND-BLOWING) these cookies are!

I’ve also made a PURE fudgy Peanut Butter Cookie recipe (no oatmeal) in my Naughty or Nice Cookbook (which is also probably the most popular recipe from the book)!

Healthy Chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies recipe! These secretly guilt-free cookies are refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, eggless, and vegan, but you would never ever EVER suspect it! Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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2.  Healthy Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Shortbread Bars

A butter-free “shortbread” crust comprised of whole grains and natural sweetness, a soft peanut butter filling that is TO DIE FOR, all topped off with a delicious, thick layer of dark chocolate.  This is the answer to your prayers!

These no bake Healthy Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Shortbread Bars are uber rich and decadent, it's hard to believe they're gluten free, refined sugar free, high protein, and super easy to make! Healthy Dessert Recipes at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

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3.  Healthy Peanut Butter & Jelly DIY Protein Bars

Life is good with one of these Healthy Peanut Butter & Jelly DIY Protein Bars in your mouth hand.

Definitely check out the other versions of this recipe too:  Cinnamon Raisin Peanut ButterChubby Hubby, and the basic Peanut Butter.

These easy, no-bake Healthy Peanut Butter & Jelly DIY Protein Bars are not only fudgy, sweet, and delicious, but sugar free, gluten free, and vegan too! Healthy Dessert Recipes with sugar free, low calorie, low fat, low carb, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and raw options at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

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4.  Oxymoron Chubby Hubby Fudge

This fudge is both sweet and salty, and crunchy and chewy.  And they’re the ultimate snack for the chocolate, peanut butter- and pretzel-lovers out there!

Healthy Chubby Hubby Fudge -- sweet, salty, chewy, and crunchy all at the same time, and packed with chocolate, peanut butter, and pretzels. It's definitely addicting, but don't worry, it's refined sugar free and high protein (with an option to be gluten free too)! Healthy dessert recipes at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

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5.  Healthy Peanut Butter Cake with Chocolate Frosting

This Peanut Butter Cake is topped off with a super creamy and delicious (yet guilt-free!) Chocolate Frosting.  It’s so sweet and delicious you’d never know it’s high protein, high fiber, and gluten free too.

Want this cake vice versa (Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting)?  *drools*  It’s in the Naughty or Nice Cookbook — it’s 1 of 11 of the book’s delicious and healthy cake recipes!

This Healthy Peanut Butter Cake is topped with a Guilt-Free Chocolate Frosting. It's so sweet and delicious you'd never know it's low sugar, high protein, high fiber, and gluten free!

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6.  Healthy Single-Serving Peanut Butter Cake

For when you want Peanut Butter Cake but don’t want to share  😉

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7.  Healthy Peanut Butter Pound Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Because DOUBLE the peanut butter means DOUBLE the fun!

Healthy Peanut Butter Pound Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting (refined sugar free, high protein, high fiber) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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8.  Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Smoothie

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9.  Healthy Peanut Butter Baking Chips

Decadent, rich, and sweet peanut butter chips that you can add to cupcakes, brownies, even your breakfast oatmeal, or maybe straight into your mouth.  IS THIS REAL LIFE???  Oh yes.  Yes it is.

Oh, I also made BOMB Peanut Butter Brownies with these!

Healthy Homemade Peanut Butter Baking Chips (sugar free, low carb, gluten free, vegan) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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10.  Healthy Buckeye Balls

These soft, sweet, and fudgy buckeye balls are easy to make, and even easier to eat!  Everyone is gonna love ’em.

Try out these 3-ingredient Peanut Butter Protein Balls too!

These Healthy Buckeye Balls are sweet and fudgy, peanut buttery orbs of magic surrounded by a layer of rich and decadent dark chocolate. It’s hard to believe they’re refined sugar free, low carb, high protein, and gluten free! Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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11.  Healthy Peanut Butter-Swirled Brownies

PSA:  These healthy fudge brownies are sweet, chocolatey, addicting, and delicious, and have just 150 calories per brownie!  And SHHH, they’re secretly refined sugar free, low fat, high fiber, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan too.

Healthy Peanut Butter-Swirled Fudge Brownies recipe (refined sugar free, low fat, high fiber, gluten free, dairy free, vegan) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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12.  Healthy Scotcheroos

Scotcheroos are peanut butter butterscotch krispy treats with a layer of dark chocolate on top.  They may sound complicated, but trust me, they’re super easy and fun to make, and people go CRAZY for them.

This recipe is 1 of 48 in my DIY Protein Bars Cookbook!

Healthy Scotcheroos DIY Protein Bars (Peanut Butter Butterscotch Krispy Treats with Dark Chocolate) from the DIY Protein Bars Cookbook – authored by Jessica Stier of the Desserts with Benefits Blog

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13.  Healthy Homemade Peanut Butter and Jelly Uncrustables

Do Uncrustables bring you back to your childhood?  They sure do for me!  Sadly, the storebought kinds are made with hydrogenated oils, high-fructose corn syrup, and preservatives.  But not this homemade version  😉

If you like these, then be sure to give these Peanut Butter and BANANA Uncrustables a go!

Healthy Homemade Peanut Butter and Jelly Uncrustables

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14.  Peanut Butter and Jelly Braid Bread

Step up your PB&J game with this easy Peanut Butter and Jelly Braid Bread! It looks difficult to make but took less than 20 minutes to whip together. Oh, and it’s vegan, all natural, and has no sugar added – perfect as a tasty, back to school lunchbox snack! Healthy Dessert Recipes with sugar free, low calorie, low fat, low carb, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and raw options at the Desserts With Benefits Blog.

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15.  Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Bread

This Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Bread is SO moist, rich, flavorful, and filling!  One bite and you’ll be like, “WAIT.  HOW on earth does this not have butter or added sugar in it??”

You’d never know this magical loaf of deliciousness is refined sugar free, gluten free, and high protein too!  Yes, for real.

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16.  Healthy Triple Decker Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Three layers of soft, chewy, fudgy chocolate-peanut butter delicious made refined sugar free, gluten free, and high protein… it couldn’t get any better!

Trust me, I tried to think of ways to make it better, it is impossible.

Healthy Triple Decker Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge (refined sugar free, gluten free, high protein, no bake)

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17.  Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Dough

Edible cookie dough, safe to eat raw, stuffed full with peanut butter flavor.  Need I say more?

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18.  Healthy Reese’s Oatmeal

Healthy Reese’s Oatmeal recipe (refined sugar free, gluten free, vegan) - Desserts with Benefits

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19.  Healthy Peanut Butter Pie

This ultra rich, super creamy and amazingly decadent Peanut Butter Pie with a soft Peanut Butter Cookie Crust is healthy.  Yes, it’s HEALTHY.  No heavy cream, no countless sticks of butter, no trans fats, and best of all, no added sugar.

This recipe is 1 of 70 in my Naughty or Nice Cookbook!

Be sure to try this Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch Pie too!

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20.  Healthy Homemade Nutter Butters

One bite of these and you’ll be hooked. You will wonder how (and why) Nutter Butters are still on the grocery store shelves. This homemade version is both sweet and salty, chewy with a slight crunch from the cookie, and incredibly addictive. You will not stop at one. Let me repeat, you will not. stop. at. one.

Healthy Homemade Nutter Butters (sugar free, gluten free, high protein, vegan)

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Sooooo what are you still doing here?  RUN TO THE KITCHEN AND MAKE YOUR TOP PICK(S)!  😉

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Let the peanut butter lover inside you go ham with these 20 healthy peanut butter desserts! From chewy peanut butter cookies to fluffy peanut butter mousse, from peanut butter cake to buckeye balls, and more. There are options for everyone, with sugar free, low carb, low fat, high protein, high fiber, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and keto recipes! #glutenfreedessert #lowcarbdessert #ketodessert #highprotein #healthycake #glutenfreecake #sugarfreecake #veganbrownies #ketofudge #fatbombs

Make one (or all!) of these 20 healthy peanut butter dessert recipes.  Surprise a friend, gift to a loved one, or just enjoy it for yourself.  You deserve it.

Hope you enjoyed this list  🙂

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With love and good eats,

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– Jess

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2 comments on “20 Healthy Peanut Butter Dessert Recipes”

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  2. PB&J protein bars, peanut butter cake, peanut butter pound cake, uncrustables, homemade Nutter Butter cookies, and peanut butter and jelly braid bread?! This is MY kind of recipe page! I am seriously in the mood for some peanut butter cake. I’ll have to meal prep some so I can have cake for breakfast–not complaining about that at all!

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