Peanut Bran Cookies Recipe

Peanut Bran Cookies picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
 Light brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 100% bran cereal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salted peanuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1627 Calories from Fat 1004

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g177%

Saturated Fat 61.8 g308.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 347.6 mg

Sodium 803.5 mg33.5%

Total Carbohydrates 151 g50.4%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.4%

Sugars 106.7 g

Protein 16 g32.7%

Vitamin A 66.2% Vitamin C 7.8%

Calcium 34.3% Iron 38.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl cream together, butter and sugar until light anf fluffy.
2. Now, add vanilla, egg, and beat very well. Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, bran cereal and mix well to make dough.
3. Allow the dough to chill in the refrigerator.

4. Using the chiled dough, shape into small balls about the size of walnuts. Roll in to chopped salted peanuts.
5. Onto a greased baking sheet, place the balls at about 2 inches from each other. Flattening slightly fom the top with a fork.

6. In a preheated oven, bake the cookies at 200 degrees centigrade for about 10 to 15 minutes until slightly golden brown.
7. Allow it to cool on a wire rack.

8. Serve at room temperature.