50 Virginia Peanut Cookies April 2018

Virginia Peanut Cookies

Ingredients

1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Butter softened

1/2 cup shortening

2 large  Eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

3/4 cups dry roasted virginia peanuts, coarsely crushed

How to make

Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine brown sugar, butter and shortening in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour and baking soda; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in peanuts.

Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until light golden brown.