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Grandma Mottle's Blarney Stones

Grandma Mottle's Blarney Stones


"Every St. Patrick's Day when we were growing up, my grandmother would have us over to make Blarney Stones, pound cake cubes dipped in frosting and rolled in dry roasted peanuts. This became a tradition we considered part of our Irish family heritage."
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15 m servings 117 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 117 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 108 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Pour confectioners' sugar in a bowl. Gradually add milk, whisking constantly, until mixture has a thin frosting consistency; whisk in vanilla extract.
  2. Place chopped peanuts in a bowl. Line a flat surface or a plate with waxed paper.
  3. Dip 1 pound cake cube in frosting and roll cube in peanuts; place on wax paper to dry. Repeat with remaining pound cake pieces.

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Yum, what a treat! This is such a cute idea for Saint Patrick's Day, and goes beyond green milk in the cereal for the kids. It's an easy and simple recipe, but its sweet and salty flavors will ...

Yummy and simple. My husband thought they were too sweet, but I LOVED the combination of sweet and salty. I think the milk should be cut in half to make the frosting not too runny. And, my prefe...

pretty close recipe to my mother's - except she made a white cake & ground Spanish peanuts (rather than dry roasted) in her meat grinder for topping! ;)

The finished product was excellent, however the time listed to make it (15 minutes) was not even close......I was hoping for something quick to make but that didn't happen. It took closer to a ...

Loved them, and they were fun to make.

Simple to make. Went over great at the Saint Patrick's day potluck.

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