Friday, May 17, 2013

Peanut Butter Shortbread


Peanut Butter Shortbread ... Rich and delicious shortbread with peanut butter and chopped peanuts. They are pretty simple to make. Just mix ingredients with your fingers, press in a pan and bake till lightly brown. Cut in wedges & enjoy this lovely treat!


Peanut Butter Shortbread
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Makes : 16 wedges
 
Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup castor sugar
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup peanuts, chopped ( optional )
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips, melted

Method :
  • Preheat oven to 300 F / 150 C.
  • In a bowl, combine butter, sugar, peanut butter and flour with your fingers until mixture resembles coarse meal. 
  • Press mixture evenly into an ungreased 8 inch tart pan lined with parchment paper. 
  • Press in the peanuts on top, if using.
  • With a knife or fork, prick decorative wedges in the dough. Bake for approx. 1 hour or until lightly browned. 
  • While shortbread is still warm, remove tart rim and cut into wedges. 
  • Let shortbread cool completely. Dip or drizzle each wedge in melted chocolate.
Recipe Source : Taste of the South Magazine


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Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

37 comments :

  1. I luv peanut butter, it looks so yummy.

    Event : Mango Delights
    http://kausers-kitchen.blogspot.in/2013/05/my-first-event-mango-delights.html

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  2. wow love the flavor of peanut butter.. must be very delicious..

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  3. I love peanut butter.. a lovely shortcake

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  4. This looks & sounds delicious!! I'm stopping by from Foodie Friday blog hop.
    Thanks
    Angie
    godsgrowinggarden.com

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  5. Yummy !!
    Peanut Butter and shortbread and with chocolate - I'm pretty sure I'd eat half of these myself

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  6. beautiful presentation.it looks delicious.

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  7. Yummilicious flavors in the shortbread.

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  8. Ok, I was just craving shortbread. You're a mind-reader, doll.
    This looks SO good! xo

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  9. I can get the aroma of the short bread baked here.Wish I could have a bite atleast !

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    1. Thank you Akila, Kauser, PT, Kitchen Queen, What's Baking, Angie, Winnie, Meena, Lail,
      Colette, Meena Kumar for your liking it. Wish I could pass this to you :)

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  10. Ambreen - I'm moving in with you. Anyone who loves peanut butter this much can cook for me :-) x

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  11. Yum!

    I would love for you to share and link up at my TGIF Link Party.

    http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/2013/05/tgif-link-party-3.html

    Hugs, Cathy

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    1. Thanks Cathy for inviting me to your link party, I will try to link up as soon as I can :)

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  12. This looks so good! I bet it would be wonderful with cup of coffee or chai!

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  13. yummy
    http://www.foodzheaven.com/

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  14. wow... that does look lipsmacking good...

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  15. My peanut butter crazed son will love this. thanks for sharing it with us on foodie friday.

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  16. Wish i get those nutty shortbreads rite now, looks fabulous.

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  17. Liked the idea of shortbread with peanut butter. Beautiful presentation

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  18. Shortbread looks cute with the decorative edge and the chocolate drizzle!

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  19. Bonito e delicioso!
    ¸.•°✿✿⊱彡
    Boa semana!
    ¸.•°✿✿⊱彡Beijinhos¸╭⊰✿¸.

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  20. Peanut butter is my son's favourite and this one definitely looks amazing Ambreen :-)

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  21. I know I'm going to love this, just looking at the ingredients!

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  22. Thanks so much for sharing at A Peek Into Paradise TGIF Link Party.

    I hope you will come party with us next week and see if you were featured! http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/

    Have a great week!

    Hugs! Cathy

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  23. Peanut butter is the best but it's a killer for my shape haha. This shortbread looks perfect Ambreen. I would love to have a piece with my cup of tea!

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  24. Yummy.. Ambreen you are an expert MashaAllah..

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  25. This looks very yummy!
    I am following you now, can you follow me back?
    http://itislovelyfood.blogspot.com/

    Xs

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  26. you are being featured!! Saturday morning my Fathers Day featured will be up! I hope you will stop by, check it out and grab a featured button. Would love for you to add the featured button to this post :o) thanks! http://www.nap-timecreations.com/2013/05/Fathers-Day-food.html

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  27. I love the simplicity and flavours of this short bread and the fact that you put it in a pan and then sliced it. Superb!

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  28. Wishing you a peaceful Memorial Day Weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  29. Thank you so much for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. We hope to see you at this weeks party starting at 8:00PM tonight.
    Debi and Charly
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com

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  30. Thank you so much for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. We hope to see you at this weeks party starting at 8:00PM tonight.
    Debi and Charly
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com

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  31. I adore shortbread, and this recipe looks amazing! I'd love for you to bring them to Tuesday's Table - http://zentmrs.blogspot.com/2013/06/tuesdays-table-for-june-4-2013-and.html

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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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