The delicious peanut cookies are quite an ancient one and you can make them easily at home with this simple recipe!
250 grams of roasted peanut (can roast raw peanut at 170 degree Celsius for 10 minutes or until aromatic)
250 grams of plain flour
150 grams of icing sugar
150 grams of peanut oil
Pinches of salt
Pre-heat the oven to 180 degree Celsius.
In a food processor, blend the roasted peanuts until fine powder form. Add in icing sugar, plain flour and blend until well mix. Add in eggs and gradually add in the peanut oil. Blend until it forms a pliable dough. If it is too dry, add additional peanut oil teaspoon by teaspoon. If too wet, add plain flour tablespoons by tablespoons.
Take some dough (about 15 grams), shape it round, use hand lightly press the dough until it looks like a dome, use a chopstick to make a cavity in the cookies. Egg wash the cookies before baking in the pre-heated oven of 180 degree Celsius for about 15-20 minutes or until your desired color tone. For egg washing, stir one egg yolk with one tablespoon of water until well mixed, sift before application.
The color of the cookies will very much depend on your roasted peanuts. If you preferred lighter color, you should reduce roasting the peanuts in the oven to 8-10 minutes.
Handling shall be as light as possible such that air can be incorporated into the dough such that it will melt in the mouth.
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