Peanut Cookies

Peanut Cookies
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  • 16 mins
  • Prep: 8 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: 3 dozen cookies (serves 12)
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These peanut drop cookies are a snap to make with roasted peanuts, brown sugar, and oil.

What You'll Need

  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped roasted peanuts

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 375° F (190° C/Gas 5). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat, or grease the pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, beat egg; blend in brown sugar.
  3. Combine flour, soda, and salt in a separate bowl; add to egg mixture a little at a time, alternating additions with the vegetable oil.
  4. Stir in vanilla and peanuts.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
  1. Bake for about 6 to 8 minutes.

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