Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies Recipe

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Judy Garcia


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

How to Make Peanut Cookies


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

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About Peanut Cookies

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

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