Recipe for Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies


  • 1 cup peanuts, grounded and roasted
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup oil (any oil without smell)
  • 1 tbsp softened butter
  • A handful of roasted peanuts for decorating
  • 1 egg yolk (lightly beaten)


  1. Mix all the ingredients together.
  2. If the dough doesn’t stick together, it’s ok to add more flour.
  3. Pinch a small amount, shape into a small ball.
  4. Flatten with your palm and place on baking tray lined with baking paper.
  5. Do the same for the rest of the dough.
  6. Put a piece of peanut on top and brush with egg yolk.
  7. Bake at 340F for 20 minutes or until browned.
  8. Remove, cool down and store in air tight container(s).


Recipe and Photo: Foodista / CC BY

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