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Salted Peanut Cookies

Salted Peanut Cookies


1 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups salted peanuts


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2. In medium bowl mix together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
3. In a large bowl, mix shortening, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla thoroughly. Add flour mixture and blend. Mix in peanuts.
4. Using a small (1 ounce) cookie scoop or teaspoon, drop rounded cookie dough on a lightly greased baking sheet . Flatten with bottom of greased glass or fork. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.


Salted Peanut Cookies
Nutrition Information
Salted Peanut Cookies
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 5897.00
Calories from Fat 2913.00
Total Fat
Saturated Fat
Trans Fat
Total Carbohydrate
Dietary Fiber
Vitamin A 76%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 53%
Iron 182%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

* Cut amount of salt in half to reduce sodium to 2074.5mg
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Measuring spoons

When you want to reduce a recipe, a set of these measuring spoons are good to have on hand.
  • Tad = 1/4 teaspoon
  • Dash = 1/8 teaspoon
  • Pinch = 1/16 teaspoon
  • Smidgeon = 1/32 teaspoon
  • Drop = 1/64 teaspoon