Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Vital Proteins but all opinions expressed here are my own.

Healthy Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Cookies. The NEW healthy cookie that is actually good for you!


HEALTHY Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

HEALTHY gluten-free chocolate chip peanut butter protein cookies! Doesn’t the sound of this just keep on getting better?!

Cookies are just about one of the yummiest things to eat. Agreed?

Hmm nope!

I don’t know about you but every time I eat a cookie -okay fine, a few cookies- the guilt usually outweighs the pleasure, not to mention how yucky I feel afterwards. So not worthy it!

Healthy cookies are the yummiest thing to eat!

And that’s a truer statement.  Agreed?

Yes! According to a poll I ran on Instagram, 90% of you were super duper ready for a NEW healthier version of our favorite sweet treat.


Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

Meet the new HEALTHY cookie!

The new healthy cookie delivers the same delicious taste, perfect consistency and it’s actually packed with nutritious ingredients that will supplement your diet, make you feel good and satisfy all your cravings without the guilt!

These Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies are packed with protein from various sources such as almond flour, peanut butter and collagen peptides. The added Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides help in the supplementation of collagen, which is a key structural protein that ensures the cohesion, elasticity and regeneration of all our connective tissues, including skin, tendons, ligaments, cartilage and bones.

Here Are a Few Recipe Ideas Using Collagen Peptides:

Strawberry Yogurt PopsiclesOvernight Oats Chia BowlChocolate Almond Butter – Kiwi Agua FrescaCoconut Buckeyes 


Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

See what I mean when I say these chocolate chip peanut butter protein cookies are good for you? It’s like you almost have to have ‘em!!

Oh, did I mention they are gluten-free too!

Also, I feel like I’ve said this a trillion times but it is so important that you choose high quality ingredients. This will ensure that the recipe look and taste it’s best, not to mention that better ingredients equals healthier results.



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HEALTHY Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

by Silvia Ribas
Healthy Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Cookies
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 8 minutes
Total: 23 minutes
Servings: 18 cookies



  • Pre-heat oven to 375F degrees. Spray two large cookie sheets with coconut oil and set aside. 
  • In a medium bowl add almond flour, baking soda and Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides. Whisk to combine
  • In a large bowl combine the butter, peanut butter, coconut sugar, egg and vanilla extract. Whisk vigorously until the mixture is smooth
  • Pour half of the flour into the peanut butter bowl and fold. Add remaining flour and chocolate chips, fold until uniform but don’t overwork it.
  • Scoop a small amount of the chocolate chip peanut butter dough to form into a round shape and start adding it to the cookie sheet, leaving enough room for the cookie dough balls to melt into a cookie shape. Proceed until all the dough has been used.
  • Bake at 375F degrees, top rack of the oven for about 8-9 minutes. Remove from oven, sprinkle cookies with sea salt flakes. Allow the cookies to cool off completely before storing


*Substitue for two scoops of the loose powder Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Keyword: Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cookies, dessert, Peanut Butter Cookies
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Vital Proteins but all opinions expressed here are my own.


HEALTHY Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

Hi! I’m Silvia.

My goal is to make cooking simple and enjoyable.

Garden in the Kitchen is full of easy and balanced recipes for busy families. Classics get a healthier twist with additions of veggies or alternative ingredients.

I hope my recipes will inspire you to cook more home meals and above all have fun in the kitchen!

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