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blarney stones

(4 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Ronda Holmes
Warsaw, MO

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!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Yum, sweet and nutty... just how we like it!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(4 ratings)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For blarney stones

  • 4
  • 1 3/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 lb
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 c
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 6 c
    finely chopped peanuts

How To Make blarney stones

  • 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.