Low-Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Pizza

Isn’t this beautiful?

Happy Labor Day! I wanted to share something special with you, so when my friend Helen showed me this recipe, I knew I could do it so that you could enjoy it!

Pillsbury brought the magic with their original recipe. I just made it healthier.

Tip: Peanut butter not in your plan? Skip it! The chocolate glaze is pretty wonderful.

I had to reinvent a few things to make this recipe work out, but it did! And the truth of it is that this dessert not only looks beautiful, it is easy to make in just a couple of hours (accounting for chilling time–for the dessert. You can chill, too, though, if you need some time off from being fabulous).

I didn’t include pictures of the process this time because it’s really easy!

This is the entire pizza. You can opt for 8-12 servings.

Tip: Don’t want to use sugar-free candy? Top with chopped nuts and/or chocolate.

The buttermilk blend I use in the crust is the SACO brand. I am such a buttermilk girl, so every opportunity I have to use it, I positively do. It doesn’t add many carbs, but it adds a nice, tangy flavor to the crust.

Tip: Don’t have a brown sugar sub? Use regular sweetener instead.

I hope you’ll give this a try! While it’s not super low-carb, you can enjoy either an eighth of the pizza or one twelfth based on your needs for between 4-7 carbs per slice.

I figured in a carb per tsp for the sweetener.

Side view. It is so delicious!

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I really want to help as many people as I can enjoy their food, so it means a lot when you share. It’s like your stamp of approval.

Thanks again. Love you guys!

Low-Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Pizza

Chocolate Cookie Crust

1 cup almond flour
1 Tbsp buttermilk powder + 1/4 cup water
2 Tbsp melted butter
2 Tbsp unsweetener cocoa
2 Tbsp sugar equivalent sub

Mix ingredients. For into a ball. Flatten into a patty in clear plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 12″ pizza pan. Gently spread out dough and bake for 12 minutes. Cool completely.

The schmear
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar equivalent substitute
1 tsp vanilla

In a mixer, combine cream cheese, sugar substitute and vanilla until light and fluffy. Heat in a bowl in the microwave for roughly 20-30 seconds until easily spreadable (you don’t want the cookie crust to crumble)…

Peanut butter drizzle
3 Tbsp creamy peanut butter
3 Tbsp heavy white cream
1 tsp sugar equivalent substitute

Microwave and mix to combine ingredients. Drizzle with a spoon over the cream cheese topping. (Here because the peanut butter was thick, I used a piping bag and a thin tip.)

Chocolate Drizzle
1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 Tbsp brown sugar equivalent substitute
2 Tbsp butter

Microwave and mix to combine ingredients. Drizzle with a spoon over the cream cheese topping. (Here because the chocolate glaze is so thin, I dolloped it on with a spoon for the cute polka dot vibe. Even with so little glaze, I had some left over that I used on the plate.)

Fresh Whipped Cream
1 cup heavy white cream
4 Tbsp sugar equivalent sweetener
1 tsp vanilla

Beat in a mixer until stiff, about 3 minutes. Pipe or spread around the outside edge of the pizza.

Top with 4 halved and 2 quartered, sugar-free Peanut Butter cups, chopped nuts, or even your favorite chopped chocolate.

Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.

Makes 8-12 servings.

For 1/8 pizza (with candy*): Calories:  476, Carbohydrates:  11 g, Fiber:  3.9 g, Net Carbohydrates:  7.1  g, Protein:  9.8 g, Fat: 45.1 g
For 1/8 pizza (without candy*): Calories:  440, Carbohydrates:  10.25 g, Fiber:  3.9 g, Net Carbohydrates:  6.35 g, Protein:  9.8 g, Fat: 43.15 g

For 1/12 pizza (with candy*): Calories:  317, Carbohydrates: 7 g, Fiber:  2.6 g, Net Carbohydrates:  4.4 g, Protein: 6.6g,  Fat: 30 g
For 1/12 pizza (without candy*): Calories:  299, Carbohydrates: 6.5 g, Fiber:  2.6 g, Net Carbohydrates:  3.9 g, Protein: 6.6g,  Fat: 28.7 g

*The candy adds the following values: 6 pieces of sugar-free Peanut Butter Cups = 216 calories, 6 net carbs, 0 protein and 15.6 grams of fat. 

This dessert is hand-holdable, just like a pizza should be.

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Comments

  1. That looks super yummy to a pb and chocolate lover like myself :) Yours is my favorite blog I follow!!

  2. Oh. WOW! Off to the store…
    Thanks!

  3. Oh. My. God. I don’t know if I can make this, because I don’t think I can stick to one piece!
    YUM!!!!

    • This is one of those you share with friends and family to keep portions small. I have had a slice a day so far and share it with my family. I don’t eat the SF candies, though; they mess with my stomach…

  4. Looks interesting. Think I have to give this one a try!

  5. Oh wow… that looks awesome! I am totally making one tonight! Thank you =)

  6. What sweeteners do u use? I use lcfoods because no sugar alcohols. it is also less carbs than most. so I’m wondering if the effect on carb count if u use something else

  7. Yummmmmmmmmm! Though from sheer laziness and lack of ingredients I foresee me putting the peanut butter drizzle onto or into the Minute Cheesecakes of yours.

    • I love the little mini recipes I was able to put together because they have so many other uses. I agree with you on repurposing some of them for fun and simplicity!

  8. Looks just wonderful! Have everything but the buttermilk powder. Got to see if I can find that somewhere

  9. Spectacular!
    Your imagination and creativity abounds!
    I can’t wait to make this for a very special occasion!

    You are the gold medal winner…..Michael Phelps, move over….Jamie WILL displace you!

    Love you,
    Glad

  10. Have you thought about using liquid sucralose? Pretty sure it’s 0 carbs. The granular stuff is cut with a filler that adds carbs, but the sweetner itself is 0. I use it all the time for cheesecakes, works great! (I get mine on amazon)

  11. Saved it! Looks like something great for when the grandkids come over. Wish I had it a couple days ago. I would have made it to bring to my youngest grandsons birthday party yesterday.

    • Hi, Granny! I only saw the dessert on Saturday, and, on a whim, decided to do it one better. I am impulsive from time to time. I hope your grandson had a great Birthday!

  12. this looks and sounds delish!!! I have looked around here though and cannot get a hold of the buttermilk powder… can you sub with a spoon or something of proper (a.i. liquid) buttermilk?? My mates and I get together and meet up at one or the others houses every couple of weeks to eat and make merry, this seems to be the perfect treat for me to make next time!! Thanks again wonder woman :D x

  13. Looks wonderful! You are amazing. You not only make things that taste like I am cheating, but you present them beautifully. Thank you and hope today is a good one for you!

  14. Oh my goodness! Jamie you are too much!! Thank you for all of these wonderful, yummy recipes. I’m baking the new cheesecake recipe you posted as we speak and I’m about to start on the coleslaw. You are truly a God-send. I know this time around on Atkins I’m going to adopt for life and I can thank God for people like you. (((((Jamie)))))

    Erica

  15. I made this today to take to a cookout at my bff’s house. I used 1/8 c heavy cream and 1/8 c water in place of the buttermilk powder and 1/4 c water. Everyone loved it and not everyone knew it was LC! :) I took a pic. I will have to show you later.

  16. AAAAACCCCHHHH

    Your imagination and creativity know NO bounds.
    This could be a birthday dream gift for anyone.
    Thanks so much

  17. That crust looks like it will be a good substitute for graham cracker crust in any number of recipes as well (thinking cheesecake, in particular)! Will have to bookmark and try in the future!

  18. This looks uber yummy!!! I can’t wait to make it & eat it!!!

  19. Wow. I don’t even remember how I found this recipe, but I’m so glad I did! This looks amazing! :)

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