Peanut butter slices

peanut cookies

  • 80 ml soft tub margarine
  • 80 ml sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 5 ml vanilla essence
  • 5 ml finely grated lemon rind
  • 250 ml wholewheat flour
  • 250 ml cake flour
  • 100 ml raisins

Serving size:  20-30
Preparation Time: 45 mins

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °c and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place margarine and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Stir in the vanilla and lemon rind and fold in both of the flours and raisins. Stir to form a smooth dough. Roll into balls and place on the baking tray. Press down with a fork.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a cooling rack and store in an airtight container. Serve 2-3 small cookies as a snack.


  1. Use this cookie dough as a base for any cookie. Stir in chocolate chips for a special occasion.
  2. Add ½ tsp (2,5 ml) ground ginger and 1 tsp (5 ml) ground mixed spice to the dough for a spiced cookie.


Recipe by Pharma Dynamics
Cooking from the heart


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