Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies

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Judy Garcia

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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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

How to Make Peanut Cookies

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.

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About Peanut Cookies

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



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