Blarney Stones

Ronda Wiskur

By
@Blueyez65

I have been making these for several years. One St Patrick's Day, Conan O'Brien dropped by the office! Needless to say, I had him snap a picture with my famous Blarney Stones!


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Yum, sweet and nutty... just how we like it!

Ingredients

4
eggs
1 3/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
milk
1/4 c
butter, melted

FROSTING:

2 lb
confectioners' sugar
2/3 c
milk
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/8 tsp
salt
6 c
finely chopped peanuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla until thick and lemon-colored, about 4 minutes. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to egg mixture. Beat on low speed just until combined. Beat in milk and butter.
2
Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Cover and freeze overnight.
3
For frosting, in a small bowl, beat the confectioners' sugar, milk, vanilla and salt until smooth. Frost the top and sides of frozen cake squares; roll in peanuts. Place on wire racks to set. Yield: 2 dozen.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Irish
Collection: St. Patrick's Day