How to Make Nigerian Peanut Butter Cookies - Groundnut African Style

Ever tried peppermint flavour peanut butter cookies before? Here's the complete recipe.

Note: Peanut is groundnut.


Flour 1 cup and a 1/4

Corn flour 1/4 cup

Baking powder 1/2 tsp

Baking soda 1/2 tsp

White granulated sugar 1/2 cup

Light brown sugar 1/2 cup

Condense milk 80g

Butter/ margarine 1/2 cup slightly soften

Peanut butter 1/2 cup and 1 tbsp.

Peppermint flavour 2 tsp

1 egg

You can make your own peanut butter, just measure out required amount and blend.


1. Put peanut butter, both sugars, condense milk in a mixing bowl and combine properly.

2. Add the egg and peppermint flavour and whisk.

3. Sieve in the flours and baking powder and soda and whisk until the dough is formed.

4. Cover dough and place in the fridge for 30 mins.

5. Bring dough out, and make balls about the size of a golf ball.

6. Place on a line oven tray

7. Press down with a fork deep in sugar to give the pattern.

8. Place in oven just until the sides turns brown.

Allow to cool and enjoy.