Monday, January 19, 2015

Sesame Peanut Butter Cookies CNY 2015 ~ 芝麻花生曲奇



These Sesame Peanut Butter cookies are not only fragrant and crispy but they do store well for some time in an air-tight container.  Perhaps you may consider adding this recipe to your CNY cookie list as well.



Recipe for Sesame Peanut Butter Cookies芝麻花生曲

Ingredients

  • 4 oz butter
  • 2.1/2 oz brown sugar
  • 2.1/2 oz caster sugar
  • 4 oz creamy or chunky peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 5 oz plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp black sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Method
  1. Sift flour with baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt.  Set aside.
  2. Cream butter with the brown and caster sugar till creamy.  Add in the peanut butter, followed by the egg and vanilla.
  3. Fold in the sifted flour and black sesame seeds, mix till just combined.
  4. Cover with cling wrap and let rest in the fridge for 2  hours.
  5. Roll out into 1.1/4 inch balls and place on a parchment lined baking sheet, about 1.1/2 inches apart.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for about 10 to 12 mins.  Let cool for a while before removing them onto a wire rack to cool completely.  Store in an airtight cookie jar.
  7. Yield :  55 cookies





I'm linking this post to Best Recipes for Everyone Jan. & Feb.2015 Event:  Theme
My Homemade Cookies by Fion of  XuanHom's Mom and co-hosted by
Victoria of  Baking Into The Ether

and to

'My Treasured Recipes #5 - Chinese New Year Goodies (Jan/Feb 2015)' hosted by
Miss B of  Everybody Eats Well in Flanders and co-hosted by
Charmaine of  Mimi Bakery House




17 comments:

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  1. Can't resist peanut butter cookies at all...they look great!

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    1. Thank you, Angie. They were indeed very fragrant.

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  2. my worth.. i hv to hand it all to you. you are really good with cookies! i love how your cookie bakes up thick and round. very beautiful

    thanks for linking up to Best Recipes

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  3. Morning Cheah, Your peanut butter cookies look so yummy! Can I have some for my breakfast?

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  4. They really look great and not just for CNY :)

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  5. Hi Soke Hah, another good version of peanut cookies which I would love to try. So many kinds of cookies to bake, can't make all in one go....hahaha!. I'm almost finish with baking cookies soon. Will add this to my list to do first.

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    1. You're almost done with baking cookies? I've got more to go :(

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  6. wow, you already starting your cny cookies baking! i hv not thought of baking any yet :))

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  7. Yum-yum...this is lovely and yes, I think I may just try this for Chinese New Year ..only because it has peanut butter! ;)

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  8. Hi Cheah, these sesame peanut butter cookies looked so tempting. My kids love peanut butter. Will bookmarked this. Thanks for sharing ^-^!

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  9. Peanut cookies are one of my favourites, I can imagine they would be even more fragrant when you add sesame to it. I always have to control myself when I see such cookies :)

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  10. These cookies are so Yummy, and especially fragrant with sesame added!

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