Traditional Scotland Meal Ideas
Peanut and raisin cookies Recipe
This is a recipe for peanut and raisin Cookies. More commonly simply called peanut biscuits in Scotland, cookie has become a more widespread phrase, probably due to the influence of America on the young. The basic cookie ingredients should be able to be adapted to suit experimentation with other flavourings.
- 125g (4oz) margarine
- 225g (8oz) soft light brown sugar
- l egg,size3
- 1 x 5 ml spoon (1 tsp) vanilla essence
- 125g (4oz) wholewheat flour
- 125g (4oz) self-raising flour
- 125g (4oz) peanut and raisin mix
Cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy then beat in egg and vanilla essence. Stir in flours and mix well. Stir in peanut mix and with a dessert-spoon, spoon mixture onto greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly.
Bake in preheated oven 190~C, 375~F Gas No.5 for 8-10 minutes. Transfer to cooling rack and eat whilst still warm, soft and chewy.
- Servings 20
- Preparation Time 15 mins
- Cooking Time 10 mins
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