Peanut Cookies Recipe

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Peanut Cookies

Judy Garcia

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@snflwr8351

This recipe came from my mother's high school cookbook, circa 1936. She made these frequently while I was growing up. I have modified the ingredients from "lard and sour milk" to shortening and buttermilk.


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
melted shortening (lard)
1 c
brown sugar
1
egg
1/2 c
buttermilk (sour milk)
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
chopped peanuts
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
baking powder

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425°
2
Add brown sugar to melted shortening. Add beaten egg and vanilla; mix well. Add milk and dry ingredients alternately. Stir in nuts.
3
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake 8 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #peanuts, #buttermilk