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Peanut Butter Cookies   Veg   CD CBF  N American   35mins

Makes approx. 30 biscuits   Cold  Vegetarian  Nuts  Baked Fayre  Teatime North America



50g/2oz Sugar

50g/2oz Dark Brown Sugar

50g/2oz Butter

1 Small Egg

100g/4oz Crunchy Peanut Butter

1/4 teasp Salt

1/4 teasp Bicarbonate of Soda

75g/3oz Plain Flour

1/4 teasp Vanilla Essence




1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas mark 4 and lightly grease 2-3 baking sheets.


2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugars until smooth then beat in the egg, peanut butter, salt and bicarbonate of soda.


3. Add the Vanilla essence and flour and mix well. Roll the dough into small balls and place well space apart, on the baking sheets and flatten each one with a fork. Bake in the oven 12-15 minutes until golden brown on top and slightly browned around the edges.




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Key techniques required to make cake recipes

Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

Cream - to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.

Rub in -  The incorporation of fat into flour.  Butter is cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully incorporated and the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

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