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Peanut Cookies

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  Butter 4 Ounce, softened (8 Tablespoons)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Semi-sweet chocolate 6 Ounce, chopped

Beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until the mixture is light and creamy.
Stir in the egg and the vanilla.
Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt.
Fold the dry ingredients into the batter.
Stir in the peanuts and chill the batter for 1 hour.
Heat the oven to 375 degrees.
Lightly butter 2 baking sheets.
Drop the batter onto the baking sheets in teaspoon-fuls, about 1 1/2 inches apart.
Bake for 8 minutes, until the cookies are lightly browned.
Cool on wire racks.
Melt the chopped chocolate in the top of a double boiler over hot water, or in a microwave oven.
Drizzle the melted chocolate over the cookies when they have cooled completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4438 Calories from Fat 1923

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 216 g332.7%

Saturated Fat 101.4 g506.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 455.3 mg151.8%

Sodium 2296.3 mg95.7%

Total Carbohydrates 606 g202.1%

Dietary Fiber 24 g95.8%

Sugars 427.7 g

Protein 61 g121.5%

Vitamin A 61.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 59.6% Iron 96.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Peanut Cookies Recipe