Coconut-Peanut Mittens

Coconut-Peanut Mittens

These colorful, buttery mittens, flavored with coconut and ground peanuts, are sure to warm your insides.

60 min.prep time 2:35total time
3 1/2 dozen cookies
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Cookie

1 1/3 cups powdered sugar
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
2/3 cup peanuts
1 1/4 cups LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Frosting

2 1/4 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3 to 4 tablespoons milk
Food color, if desired

Directions

Combine 1 1/3 cups powdered sugar, coconut and peanuts in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; process until coconut and nuts are finely chopped (1 to 2 minutes).

Combine sugar mixture and butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking powder and salt. Beat until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate until firm (at least 1 hour).

Heat oven to 375°F. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 3-inch mitten cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely.

Combine all frosting ingredients except milk and food color in small bowl. Beat at low speed, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Divide frosting into three portions. Tint each portion with food color as desired. Decorate cookies with frosting.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 140

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 80mg

Carbohydrates: 15g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #11869©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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