723- Peanuts Sesame Ghriba / غريبة بالفول السودانى و السمسم
200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose white flour
250 grams (4.5 oz) peanuts, without skin
100 grams (3.5 oz) sesame seeds
175 grams (3/4 cup) butter, softened
125 grams (1/2 cup and 2 Tbsp) white granulated sugar
5 grams (1 teaspoon) baking powder
A pinch of salt
1- Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Place the peanuts on a baking pan covered with parchment paper and bake them for 10 minutes until they get a nice golden color.
2- On medium heat, roast the sesame seeds on a pan for around 3 minutes while stirring constantly.
3- Place the peanuts in a food processor, and mix them until you get a fine powder. Place in a separate bowl.
4- Now mix the sesame seeds in the food processor until you get a fine powder.
5- Place the softened butter and sugar in a large bowl.
6- Mix the butter and sugar using a spatula until you get a smooth mixture.
7- Add the ground peanuts and ground sesame seeds.
8- Mix the nuts with the butter and sugar until smooth.
9- Sift the flour and add it along with the baking powder to the butter nut dough.
10- Mix all the ingredients until well incorporated.
11- Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F). Shape the dough into balls the size of a walnut and place them in a baking pan covered with parchment paper.
12- Bake for about 15 minutes or until the cookies have a light golden color. Let the cookies cool completely before handling (or serving) as they are soft and can break easily.