By Simon Greenwood-Haigh

Nutty Butty Biscuits

These peanut-shaped biscuits are fun and easy to make - sandwiched together with a creamy peanut filling.


  • 110g butter
  • 175g light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 200g Proper Nutty peanut butter
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • For the peanut buttercream filling:
  • 50g butter
  • 110g icing sugar
  • 50g Proper Nutty peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp milk (if necessary)


  1. Cream together butter & sugar until smooth.
  2. Beat in egg, peanut butter & vanilla extract.
  3. Mix together flour & baking powder then gradually add, beating well to combine.
  4. Form dough into 1” balls & roll into a log shape.
  5. Pinch each log in the middle, place on a tray lined with baking paper.
  6. Flatten logs to 1cm thick with a fork, in a criss-cross pattern resulting in a peanut shape.
  7. Bake at 180°C (160°C fan) for 10-12 mins, until lightly golden.
  8. Leave on baking tray to cool for 5 mins before transferring to a wire rack.
  9. To make the filling, beat ingredients together adding milk if necessary.
  10. Spread filling onto flat side of biscuit and sandwich together with another biscuit.


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