Peanut Sticks

Recipe by Dienia B.
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 4 dozen




  • Sift together cake flour, baking powder, salt.
  • Separate eggs.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff; set aside.
  • Beat egg yolks with sugar until light and lemon colored.
  • Gradually beat in boiling water (temper the egg yolks or you will scramble them. i beat the hot water in at a dribble like making mayo ).
  • Add sifted dry ingredients and blend well.( the batter gets thicker and sticky if you wait to long dont dawdle ).
  • Fold in egg whites and vanilla.
  • Spoon batter unto greased 15x10x1 inch jelly roll pan.
  • Bake in moderate oven 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 36 minutes or until cake tests done.
  • ( i think that 20 minutes are good myself start there . i used a cookie sheet for mine if using a jelly roll pan check sooner ).
  • Cool 3 minutes in pan. these bad boys do stick a little in non stick pans spray pam
  • Turn out of pan; cut in 48 oblong pieces 1-1/4 x 2-1/2 ".
  • For thin glaze, mix confectioners' sugar, butter, milk and vanilla together.
  • Spread cake squares lightly with the thin glaze.
  • Roll in finely chopped peanuts with red skins still on for color.
  • Let stand on wire racks until dry enough to wrap or pack.
  • Makes 4 dozen.