In Burkina Faso, city-dwelling Christians make these tasty cookies during the Christmas season.
3 c. (14 oz.) finely chopped, salted peanuts
1 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
3 tbsp. all-purpose flour
¼ tsp. baking powder
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
In a medium bowl, combine the peanuts, eggs, brown sugar, flour, and baking powder. Use a spoon or mixer to stir until well blended.
Place tablespoons of the dough 1-inch apart on a baking sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 3 dozen cookies.
preparation time : 45 minutes
country : Burkina Faso
course : cookies
source : Cooking the West African Way / Bertha Vining Montgomery and Constance Nabwire