Peanut Butter Biscuits Recipe

Peanut Butter Biscuits Recipe

For added crunchiness, stir in 75 g peanuts, coarsely chopped, with the peanut butter.

Ingredients : Makes 24

150 g

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

115 g

170 g

1

5 ml

260 g

Plain flour

Bicarbonate of soda

Salt

Butter, at room temperature

Light brown sugar

Egg

Vanilla essence

Crunchy peanut butter

Method :
  • Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  • In a third bowl, mix the egg and vanilla, then gradually beat into the butter mixture.
  • Stir in the peanut butter and the chopped peanuts, if using, and blend thoroughly. Stir in the dry ingredients. Chill for 30 minutes, or until firm.
  • Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas 4. Grease two baking sheets. Spoon out rounded teaspoonful of the dough and roll into balls.
  • Place the balls on the baking sheets and press flat with a fork into circles about 6 cm in diameter, making a criss-cross pattern. Bake in the oven until lightly colored, about 12-15 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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