Peanut Cookies


225g groundnuts (peanuts)
180ml groundnut oil
1 egg, beat lightly

Sift together:
325g plain flour
3/4 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
3/4 tsp salt
150g castor sugar


Grease baking tray and preheat oven to 180ºC. Fry or toast groundnuts till golden brown, then remove the skin. Blend until fine and set aside. Combine groundnuts and the sifted dry ingredients together.

Slowly add in groundnut oil and mix into a fine dough. Take a small piece and roll into the size of a small lime. Place the pieces of dough on the greased tray. Brush with beaten egg and bake at 180ºC for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden.

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