Happy New Year to all my faithful readers,friends and family.May this new year 2013 brings happiness,luck and prosperity to you!!
Here is one of Christmas cookies posting that was overdue!! May I present you my creation : Coconut Flake and Peanut Butter Cookies..This cookies is full of coconut flavor that is sweet and exotic.Beside that this cookies is also added with creamy buttery peanut butter flavor which is a rare combination but special!! Enjoy!!
1 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut
1 cup roasted peanut
1:In a large mixing bowl beat together butter and creamy peanut butter; gradually adding brown sugar and sugar, beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl. Beat in egg and vanilla until blended. Set aside.
2:Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; add into the creamed mixture, stirring well. Stir in flaked coconut.
3:Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Prepare 2 lined baking sheets.Use ice cream scoop or big tablespoon to scoop the dough.Or use hand to shape the dough in small ball,size like fish ball 2 diameter.Then press the small ball lightly on the baking sheet,place 2-inches apart on cookie sheet.
4:Top few roasted peanut on the pressed dough.Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. 5:Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.
Makes 48 cookies.