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Peanut Brittle Cookies

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 24

Cookie dough is easily pressed into a pan, baked and broken into pieces. The fabulous flavor of peanut brittle with less fuss! ...MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 04, 1952
Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Ingredients

1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg, beaten, 1 tablespoon reserved
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup salted peanuts, finely chopped
Reserved 1 tablespoon beaten egg
1/2
cup salted peanuts or nuts

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Grease large cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, beat brown sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until well blended. Beat in 2 tablespoons beaten egg and the vanilla. On low speed, beat in flour, baking soda and cinnamon until dough forms. Stir in 1/2 cup finely chopped peanuts. Refrigerate dough 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Crumble chilled dough onto cookie sheet. With floured hands, press dough into 14x10-inch rectangle. Brush with reserved 1 tablespoon egg. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup peanuts; press into dough.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until dark golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; while warm, cut or break into 24 pieces.

Expert Tips

  • Instead of greasing the cookie sheets, use cooking parchment paper instead.
  • With all the great flavor of peanut brittle in an easy-to-make cookie, these cookies make fantastic gifts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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