Apple Peanut Scones

Today we made Apple Peanut Scones!

2C flour, 1/2C coarsely chopped salted roasted peanuts, 1/4C creamy peanut butter, 3T brown sugar, 2 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped into 1/2″ to 1/4″ pieces, 1/2C skim milk, 3T sugar, 1T baking powder, 1T butter

Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together flour, baking powder and sugar. In separate bowl, mix chopped apples with peanut butter, brown sugar and chopped peanuts.

Apple Peanut Scones

Apple Peanut Scones

Apple Peanut Scones

Apple Peanut Scones

Apple Peanut Scones

Blend well. Blend butter into flour mixture. It should still be powdery. Mix in milk.

Apple Peanut Scones

Apple Peanut Scones

Stir in apple mixture until just blended.

Apple Peanut Scones

Apple Peanut Scones

Drop by T onto greased cookie sheets 1″ apart.

Apple Peanut Scones

Bake 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned.

Apple Peanut Scones

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Today we made Peanut Butter Nut Pie!

1 graham cracker pie shell, 3/4C light corn syrup, 1/2C creamy peanut butter, 3 eggs, 2/3C brown sugar, 1/2C chopped almonds, 3/4C peanuts, 1t vanilla

Preheat oven to 325F. Mix together corn syrup, peanut butter and eggs until smooth.

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Stir in brown sugar and vanilla.

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Blend well. Stir in almonds and peanuts.

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Pour into pie shell.

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Bake 45-50 minutes or until almost set in the middle. Cool before cutting.

Peanut Butter Nut Pie

Chocolate Sour Cream Peanut Ice Milk

Today I made Chocolate Sour Cream Peanut Ice Milk!

14oz fat-free sweetened condensed milk, 1C fat-free sour cream, 2/3C cocoa, 1 1/3C half and half, 1C peanuts, chopped, 1/2C brown sugar

Mix milk with cocoa over low heat until smooth.

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

Remove from heat. Stir in brown sugar. Blend well.

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

Stir in sour cream and half and half. Blend well.

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

Stir in peanuts.

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

Turn into souffle dish. Freeze overnight or until of desired solidity.

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

ChocSourCreamIceMilk

Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies

Today I made Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies!

1C butter, 1C sugar, 1 egg, 1 1/2C flour, 1/2t baking powder,
1/2t baking soda, 1/2t salt, 3/4C fine yellow cornmeal,
11oz red, green and/or purple gumdrops, chopped, 1C coarsely chopped
peanuts

Preheat oven to 350F.

Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies

Cream butter and sugar. Add egg. Mix well. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add to wet ingredients. Stir in peanuts and gumdrops.

Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies

Drop by Tbs onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Do not overbake. Serve upside-down.

Cornmeal Gumdrop Cookies

Peanut Cherry Bars

Today I made Peanut Cherry Bars!

3/4C well-drained, pitted, halved fresh cherries, 1/4C white sugar, 1/2C butter, 1/2C flour, 1/2t cinnamon, 1/2t salt, 1/4t baking powder, 1/2C brown sugar, 1 egg yolk, 3/4C chopped peanuts, 1/2C powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350F. Cream butter with white and brown sugars. Add yolk. In a separate bowl, whisk dry ingredients. Stir dry ingredients into butter mixture. Mix in peanuts. Press half the dough into a greased 9″X13″ baking dish. Spread cherries on top. Sift powdered sugar onto cherries. Cover with remaining dough. Press down lightly. Bake 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned.

Chocolate Cereal Bars

Today I made Chocolate Cereal Bars!

Adapted from dozens of recipe websites.

10.5 oz mini marshmallows, 1/2C peanut butter, 1C chocolate chips or 1 1/4C chocolate chunks, 1/2C butter, 2-4C corn flakes, 1C peanuts

Melt first 4 ingredients together over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat when smooth. Stir in peanuts. Add corn flakes pursuant to desired crunchiness. If you want fudgier bars, add 2C; if you want more cookie-like bars, add 4C. Press into greased 9″X13″ dish. Chill one hour before serving. Cut into bars.

Lemon Peanut Cookies

Today I made Lemon Peanut Cookies!

3/4C butter, 3 oz fat-free cream cheese, 1C powdered sugar, 1t vanilla, 1T lemon zest, 2t lemon juice, scant 2C flour, 1C chopped peanuts, powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 300F.

Lemon Peanut Cookies

Cream butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add sugar and beat well. Add vanilla, lemon juice and zest. Beat well. Add flour. Mix well. Stir in peanuts. Roll into 1″ balls and place on baking sheet 1″ apart.

Lemon Peanut Cookies

Bake 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned on bottom. While hot, roll in powdered sugar.

Lemon Peanut Cookies

Lemon Peanut Cookies

Peanut Surprise Cookies

Today I made Peanut Surprise Cookies!

1/2C butter, 3/4C brown sugar, 2T brown sugar, 1 egg, 1t vanilla, 1t cream of tartar, 1/2t soda, 1/8t salt, 1 1/3C flour, 6oz chocolate chunks, 1t cinnamon, 1/2C coarsely chopped peanuts

Preheat oven to 400F. Beat butter with 3/4C brown sugar.

Peanut Surprise Cookies

Stir in egg and vanilla. Blend well.

Peanut Surprise Cookies

In separate bowl, mix dry ingredients. Add to wet ingredients. Blend well. Stir in chocolate chunks and peanuts.

Peanut Surprise Cookies

Peanut Surprise Cookies

In separate container, mix 2T brown sugar with cinnamon.

Peanut Surprise Cookies

Shape batter into balls and roll in sugar/cinnamon.

Peanut Surprise Cookies

Place 2″ apart on parchment-paper lined cookie sheets or food-grade silicone-reinforced glass-weave mat.

Peanut Surprise Cookies

Bake 8-10 minutes or until firm. Do not overbake. Cool on racks.

Peanut Surprise Cookies