Peanut Gems

1
Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

Thses are a really good butter cookie with cocktail peanuts in the mix.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
30 cookies
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 c
    packed light brown sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    cocktail peanuts
  • ·
    powdered sugar for dusting

How to Make Peanut Gems

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350F, Combine flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until smooth. Gradually beat in brown sugar; increase speed to medium high until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, until fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually stir in flour mixture until blended. Stir in the peanuts until blended.
  3. Drop 1 tbsp. of dough about 1 inch apart onto parchment lined baking sheets; flatten slightly with hands. Bake 12 minutes or until set. Let cookies stand on sheets 5 minutes; transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Dust cookies with powdered sugar. Store in airtight container. Makes 30 cookies

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About Peanut Gems

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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