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Easy Peanut Butter Roll (keto)

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What is a peanut butter roll? 

You can have an easy peanut butter roll fix and stay in ketosis with this creamy snack.

Traditionally, potato peanut butter roll pinwheel candy has been a hit, especially in the south. It usually contains high levels of sugar and carbs and is made with potatoes or confectioners sugar. Not this one.  

It’s and easy peanut butter roll that’s super healthy and low carb friendly. Creamy, rich peanut butter is my weakness!

Are peanut butter rolls low carb? 

No, but these peanut butter pinwheels are. Just make sure your peanut butter doesn’t have any added sugars.

I used to love making peanut butter rolls with my mom as a kid. However, the traditional ones are filled with carbs. This one, however is also keto friendly and packed with protein and healthy fats.

How do I make nut butter? 

If you’re looking for a strict keto nut butter, use smooth almond butter. Here’s a video to help you make low-cost, creamy almond butter at home. Tip: this will also work with other nuts in your food processor. Walnuts, pecans, and cashews will work too! 


How do I make keto almond butter rolls?

This keto peanut butter dessert is super easy to make as a fat bomb or a quick make-ahead dessert. 

Simply choose a sugar free protein powder, mix with heavy whipping cream, and erythritol and form a dough. Chill for about an hour, roll out the dough and add peanut butter (or almond butter) to the top. Chill more if you notice the nut butter is too thin. Then, simply roll it up and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Yum! 


Keto Peanut Butter Roll

Keto Peanut Butter Roll

Quick and easy keto peanut butter roll inspired by old-fashioned southern peanut butter potato candy.
4.56 from 9 votes
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 9
Calories: 149kcal
Author: Amber @ Low Carb Quick


  • 1/2 cup sugar free peanut butter, or almond butter if strict keto
  • 1/2 cup powdered erythritol
  • 3/4 cup low carb vanilla protein powder
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream


  • Mix all ingredients except peanut butter together to form a dough. (Add more powdered erythritol if dough is too sticky. If too loose, knead to incorporate all ingredients or add a tiny bit more cream.)
  • Refrigerate "dough" for an hour.
  • After an hour, mold dough into a rectangular shape and add a thin layer of peanut butter on top. Roll. Refrigerate. Cut into 1/2 in. segments.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.2g | Protein: 5.5g | Fat: 13.3g | Saturated Fat: 13.8g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 101mg

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This recipe was inspired by Clean and Scentsible’s recipe for peanut butter pinwheels.

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