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Peanut butter and the ketogenic diet aren’t a perfect fit, but a pretty good fit.

While all natural peanut butter still does contain a considerable amount of carbs, it’s nothing to worry about if you keep your peanut butter intake moderate.

One of these keto peanut butter bars will add 5g net carbs to your carb count but it’ll also fill you up quite nicely.

So even though you will add a few carbs to your carb count for the day, you won’t waste them on “empty” carbs like sugar that won’t satiate you in any way whatsoever but on a high-fat snack that’ll satisfy and satiate you!

If you’re anything like me you won’t be able to eat more than one bar a day anyway because the 27g of fat and 315 of calories per bar fill me up so much!

So if you like peanut butter and would like to make yourself some delicious keto peanut butter bars go ahead and don’t forget to track them in your carb count so you won’t kick yourself out of ketosis. 🙂

OTHER KETO PEANUT BUTTER TREATS:

 
Eager for more delicious keto peanut butter treats? I’ve got you covered! Check out these posts too:
 

  • Crunchy Keto Peanut Butter Fat Bombs
  • Peanut Butter Keto Mug Cake
  • Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Keto Fat Bombs
  • Healthy No Bake Keto Snickers Bars
  • The Easiest Keto Peanut Butter Cookies Ever
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    Keto Peanut Butter Bars (Easy Homemade Keto Bars) ⎮ hungryforinspiration.com
     

     
    Keto Peanut Butter Bars (Easy Homemade Keto Bars) ⎮ hungryforinspiration.com
     

    KETO PEANUT BUTTER BARS INGREDIENTS:

    (You can find the exact amounts needed in the recipe card at the end of this post!

  • smooth sugar-free peanut butter: the only ingredients added should be peanuts, water and/ or salt.
    If there’s anything else, it could be sugar and we don’t want that!

    You will find a bit of sugar on the nutrition label even on peanut butter with no sugar added – but that’s the natural sugar from the peanuts.
    No way around that.

    But as soon as something else pops up, especially something you can’t pronounce, skip it.

    (Fun fact: Did you know sugar has over 50 names?
    A neat trick manufacturers like to use is to replace the name “sugar” with one or more of the 50 other synonyms to mislead customers.

  • finely ground almond flour
  • granulated erythritol:
    in my opinion, the BEST keto-friendly sweetener.
    – it doesn’t spike your blood sugar,
    – it’s completely safe and
    – has a very fresh & natural sweet taste.

    Because of it’s natural origin and natural production process (fermentation with a certain kind of yeast) I also consider erythritol to be paleo-friendly!

    Even though I’m a bit biased towards erythritol, you can use other granulated keto-friendly sweeteners that won’t spike your blood sugar as well, but be aware that you may have to add more or less sweetener if you do so.

    Erythritol is about 70% as sweet as sugar whereas other keto-friendly sweeteners like monk fruit and stevia are much sweeter than sugar.
    Simply taste a tiny amount of the mass before oversweetening it and adjust accordingly.

  • butter: melted.

    I recommend buying grass-fed butter – it’s higher in certain micronutrients and healthy fats and it contains a better ratio of omega-3 vs. omega-6 fatty acids.

  • sugar-free vanilla extract
  • sugar-free chocolate or chocolate with at least 85% cacoa content
  • (Optional): chopped peanuts for decoration

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    Keto Peanut Butter Bars (Easy Homemade Keto Bars) ⎮ hungryforinspiration.com
     

    HOW TO MAKE KETO PEANUT BUTTER BARS:

     
    1. Mix the ingredients for the peanut butter filling:
    Mix all of the ingredients for the peanut butter filling in a bowl until you get a smooth and chunk-free mass.

    Transfer the mass into a silicone mold for candy making, such as this one.

    Leave a bit of space on top of the peanut butter filling for the chocolate bottom.
    If you use a silicone mold similar to the one I linked, you should be left with 6 peanut butter bars.

    But don’t worry if you use something that’s bigger or smaller, it won’t affect the taste much but you do have to keep in mind that the nutrition info per serving will change.

    Place the mold into your freezer and chill for at least 20-30 minutes before proceeding to the next step.

     
    2. Melt the chocolate:
    Melt the chocolate using a double boiler and pour part of the chocolate over the partly frozen peanut butter filling (the chocolate shouldn’t be too thick nor to thin, aim for approx. 5mm or 0.2″).

    Place the silicone mold back in the freezer and freeze until solid.
    Depending on what silicone mold you’re using, this might take a few hours.

    Mine took approx. 3-4 hours until completely solid.

    Don’t discard the chocolate you heated up, just store it somewhere until the bars are solid and will be covered with more chocolate.

     
    3. Cover the bars with chocolate:
    Reheat the chocolate you melted before.

    Once the naked peanut butter bars are solid enough to be pressed out of the silicone mold without breaking, pop them out and place them on a baking rack with parchment paper placed beneath it.

    Pour the chocolate over the peanut butter bars.
    Make sure to cover them completely, you can use a spoon to distribute the chocolate evenly.

    Optional: Add chopped peanuts on top of the peanut butter bars while the chocolate is still liquid for decoration.

    ☝︎ Tip: Collect the chocolate that’ll drip onto the parchment paper once it has hardened up and reuse it for another recipe.

     
    4. Chill:
    Chill the chocolate covered peanut butter bars in your fridge until the chocolate hardened up.

    Once the chocolate is hard, you can enjoy them but I’d wait a bit more until the peanut butter filling isn’t frozen anymore.
    That way you can enjoy a creamy peanut butter bar with crunchy chocolate around it.

     
    5. Enjoy:
    Store covered with plastic wrap or in an air-tight container and enjoy for up to a week.

     
    Nutrition Info:
    One peanut butter bar has 5g net carbs (6.5g total carbs and 1.5g dietary fiber), 27.3g fat, 9.7g protein, and 315 calories.

    (I try to be as accurate as possible with this information, but values may vary because of natural occurring fluctuations and different products used.)

    Q: How do you include Erythritol in your calculations?

    A: The short answer is: I don’t, and I can tell you why.

    
Erythritol is a sugar alcohol which your body can’t digest.
    If you ingest it, it won’t spike your blood sugar & it won’t release insulin (which is a good thing if you want to stay in ketosis).

    It passes through our system basically “untouched”.
    Because of this, you can subtract the carbs from erythritol completely, which is what I always do. 

     
     

    OTHER KETO TREATS:

  • Healthy No Bake Keto Snickers Bars
  • Pecan Pie Keto Fat Bombs
  • Healthy Ferrero Rocher Keto Fat Bombs
  • Velvety No Bake Keto Brownie Bites
  • Keto Oreo Cookies
  • Healthy No Bake Keto Coconut Bars (Homemade Mounds Bars/ Bounty Bars)
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    Keto Peanut Butter Bars (Easy Homemade Keto Bars) ⎮ hungryforinspiration.com
     

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    These keto peanut butter bars will satisfy your sweet cravings on the ketogenic diet in no time! 5g net carbs homemade keto bars with peanut butter.

    Keto Peanut Butter Bars (Easy Homemade Keto Bars) ⎮ hungryforinspiration.com

    Yields6 Servings
    Prep Time15 minsTotal Time3 hrs 35 mins

    Peanut Butter Filling:
     4 tbsp (54g) butter, melted
     4 tbsp (48g) granulated erythritol
    Coating:
     chopped peanuts for decoration (optional)

    1

    Mix all of the ingredients for the peanut butter filling in a bowl until you get a smooth and chunk-free mass.

    2

    Transfer the mass into a silicone mold for candy making, such as this one.
    Leave a bit of space on top of the peanut butter filling for the chocolate bottom.
    Place the mold into your freezer and chill for at least 20-30 minutes before proceeding to the next step.

    3

    Melt the chocolate using a double boiler and pour part of the chocolate over the partly frozen peanut butter filling (the chocolate shouldn't be too thick nor to thin, aim for approx. 5mm or 0.2").
    Place the silicone mold back in the freezer and freeze until solid.
    Depending on what silicone mold you're using, this might take a few hours.

    Don't discard the chocolate you heated up, just store it somewhere until the bars are solid and will be covered with more chocolate.

    4

    Reheat the chocolate you melted before.

    Once the naked peanut butter bars are solid enough to be pressed out of the silicone mold without breaking, pop them out and place them on a baking rack with parchment paper placed beneath it.
    Pour the chocolate over the peanut butter bars.
    Make sure to cover them completely, you can use a spoon to distribute the chocolate evenly.

    5

    Optional: Add chopped peanuts onto the top of the peanut butter bars while the chocolate is still liquid for decoration.

    6

    Chill the chocolate covered peanut butter bars in your fridge until the chocolate hardened up.

    Once the chocolate is hard, you can enjoy them but I'd wait a bit more until the peanut butter filling isn't frozen anymore.
    That way you can enjoy a creamy peanut butter bar with crunchy chocolate around it.

    7

    Store covered with plastic wrap or in an air-tight container and enjoy for up to a week.

    *This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through one of those links, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.
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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1 bar

    Servings 6


    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 315
    % Daily Value *
    Total Fat 27.3g42%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.5g3%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5g6%
    Protein 9.7g20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Ingredients

    Peanut Butter Filling:
     4 tbsp (54g) butter, melted
     4 tbsp (48g) granulated erythritol
    Coating:
     chopped peanuts for decoration (optional)

    Directions

    1

    Mix all of the ingredients for the peanut butter filling in a bowl until you get a smooth and chunk-free mass.

    2

    Transfer the mass into a silicone mold for candy making, such as this one.
    Leave a bit of space on top of the peanut butter filling for the chocolate bottom.
    Place the mold into your freezer and chill for at least 20-30 minutes before proceeding to the next step.

    3

    Melt the chocolate using a double boiler and pour part of the chocolate over the partly frozen peanut butter filling (the chocolate shouldn't be too thick nor to thin, aim for approx. 5mm or 0.2").
    Place the silicone mold back in the freezer and freeze until solid.
    Depending on what silicone mold you're using, this might take a few hours.

    Don't discard the chocolate you heated up, just store it somewhere until the bars are solid and will be covered with more chocolate.

    4

    Reheat the chocolate you melted before.

    Once the naked peanut butter bars are solid enough to be pressed out of the silicone mold without breaking, pop them out and place them on a baking rack with parchment paper placed beneath it.
    Pour the chocolate over the peanut butter bars.
    Make sure to cover them completely, you can use a spoon to distribute the chocolate evenly.

    5

    Optional: Add chopped peanuts onto the top of the peanut butter bars while the chocolate is still liquid for decoration.

    6

    Chill the chocolate covered peanut butter bars in your fridge until the chocolate hardened up.

    Once the chocolate is hard, you can enjoy them but I'd wait a bit more until the peanut butter filling isn't frozen anymore.
    That way you can enjoy a creamy peanut butter bar with crunchy chocolate around it.

    7

    Store covered with plastic wrap or in an air-tight container and enjoy for up to a week.

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    Thank you for supporting my site!

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