Peanut butter cookie cheesecake cups keto recipe

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Peanut butter cookie cheesecake cups keto recipe! These peanut butter cookies chocolate chip are perfect shell for creamy peanut butter cheesecake filling and ganache on top.

You can enjoy these chocolate chip cookie cheesecake cups with peanut butter even if you’re on low carb or keto diet.

Don’t worry, even your non-keto friends and family members will love these creamy cookie cheesecake cups!

One more great thing about this recipe is that it is so rich and satisfying so if you’re dieting and needing something sweet, you’ll be totally satisfied with a really small piece of this keto treat.

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These peanut butter cookie cups are so delicious and they work great as shells for delicious peanut butter cheesecake filling.

I was using just slightly modified recipe for keto peanut butter chocolate chip cookies which is already published on my blog.

That recipe is already loved by my readers, it is proven and so tasty!

So, I just baked these peanut butter cookies in a form of shell in these silicone muffin cups. I love those silicone muffin cups because they are totally non sticky and so easy to use.


This peanut butter cheesecake filling is my children’s favorite dessert. They make it by themselves. They just grab some cream cheese or mascarpone and peanut butter and they whip this by themselves.

My children are 6 and 3 years old. πŸ˜†

That keto cheesecake filling is probably my family’s favorite emergency keto dessert. However, it’s even better when prepared in these keto peanut butter cookie shells.

For this filling you need cream cheese or mascarpone, 2 TBS of pure, unsweetened peanut butter, vanilla extract and any low carb sweetener you like. If you’re totally sweetener free, this is good even without sweetener. Literally, you just whip it altogether and that’s it!


When making this keto ganache make sure you have a good quality dark chocolate. I always use at least 70% dark chocolate or even 85% sweetened with stevia and erythritol.

You will need to bring heavy whipping cream to boil, remove from the heat and add chocolate with constant whisking until starts thickening.

Pour it over the filling in the peanut butter cookie cups and leave it to become thick for few hours in the fridge. It’s always the best if it stays in the fridge overnight. 

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Would you like to try my other keto peanut butter recipes?

Keto peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

Chicken with peanut butter sauce

Peanut butter cream pie

Keto peanut butter cheesecake bars

Peanut butter fat bomb chocolate bars with nuts


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Peanut butter cookie cheesecake cups keto recipe

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Peanut butter cookie cheesecake cups keto recipe! These peanut butter cookies chocolate chip are perfect shell for creamy peanut butter cheesecake filling and ganache on top.

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Unsweetened peanut butter crunchy or smooth 1 cup 250 g/8.8 oz
  • Dark chocolate chips 1/4 cup/40 g/2.8 oz
  • 1 large egg
  • Blanched almond meal 2 TBS/10 g.0.35 oz
  • Low carb sweetener/erythritol 1/2 cup - 2/3 cup
  • Cream cheese or mascarpone cheese 1/2 cup/125 g/4.4 oz
  • Low carb powdered sweetener (erythritol or xylitol) 3 TBS
  • Vanilla extract 1 tsp
  • Unsweetened peanut butter 2 TBS/30 g/1 oz
  • Heavy whipping cream 4 TBS/25 ml
  • Dark chocolate 70% or more cocoa 20 g/0.7 oz
  • Heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup/25 ml
  • Low carb sweetener (erythritol) 2 TBS (optional)



  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C/350 F and prepare 6 silicone muffin cups.
  2. Mix all ingredients together to form the dough.
  3. Press in cookie dough into 6 silicone muffin cups and bake in a preheated oven on 180 C/350 F for 10 - 20 minutes or until baked (depends on your oven).
  4. Leave them outside the oven for at least 30 minutes before you fill them with the filling and top with ganache.


  1. Combine all ingredients and mix with a stand or hand mixer or whisk until smooth.
  2. Pour the filling into the cups.


  1. In a small sauce pan over a medium heat bring heavy cream with sweetener to boil.
  2. Remove from the heat and put the chocolate in hot heavy whipping cream and whisk until chocolate is melted and starts thickening.
  3. Pour on the top of cheesecake filling.
  4. Leave it in the fridge for few hours or overnight.
  5. Serve cold and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 462Total Fat: 39gNet Carbohydrates: 4.35gProtein: 14.6g

This is for your information only, please calculate macros with ingredients you use.

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  • Reply
    Marjorie Ricketson
    September 27, 2021 at 1:05 am

    Can these be made in mini muffin tins? Regular size would be too rich. Thanks for your quick response

    • Reply
      Family On Keto
      September 29, 2021 at 9:26 am

      Hi Marjorie! Definitely can be made in mini muffin tins.

  • Reply
    July 31, 2021 at 1:50 pm

    Any subs for the powdered low carb sweetener? Can I use liquid?

    • Reply
      Family On Keto
      August 2, 2021 at 5:14 pm

      Of course, just adapt the amount, usually it is not 1:1 sub.

  • Reply
    September 15, 2020 at 3:13 am

    Do you press the cookie dough on the bottom and up the sides you don’t feel the whole thing right as if you feel the whole thing how are you put the filling in

    • Reply
      Family On Keto
      October 12, 2020 at 6:33 pm

      Hi Sherry, yes, I press it and shape the sides too.

  • Reply
    July 28, 2020 at 9:51 pm

    Can’t wait to try it! How much dark chocolate for the ganache? Is that a dark chocolate bar?

    • Reply
      Family On Keto
      July 31, 2020 at 12:18 pm

      Hi Julie, thank you so much for your comment, amount somehow disappeared, so I just updated. It’s 20 g or 0.7 oz. Thanks!

  • Reply
    July 13, 2020 at 12:39 pm

    It looks yummy and delicious. My family always told me to make cupcakes I will try this out

    • Reply
      Family On Keto
      July 24, 2020 at 3:21 pm

      I am sure they will love these! My children are crazy about them! πŸ™‚

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