13 Feb 2010

peanut butter cookies

The combination of two of my favourite foods - cookies and peanut butter.

peanut butter cookies

150 degrees Celsius
fan forced

makes 40 cookies
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder, sifted
  • pinch of salt
  • 100 grams unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2 heaped cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cups toasted peanuts, crushed
1. Put oats, flour and baking powder in a small mixing bowl and leave aside. Cream the butter and sugars until pale in colour and turns light and fluffy.

2. Add in the peanut butter and beaten egg and stir until combined.

3. Add in the crushed peanuts and oats mixture. Stir to combine.

4. Roll 1 Tb of dough into a ball and flatten with your hand. Place cookies on a lined baking tray.
5. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until golden brown in colour.