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Cinq Centimes

Cinq Centimes are tender vanilla sugar cookies topped with peanut butter. Uncomplicated, but addictingly delicious.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Senegalese
Servings 8 cookies


  • 250 g flour
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 room temperature egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 100 g butter
  • 2.5 ml salt
  • 25 ml cooking oil
  • 125 g peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup peanuts rough chopped


  • Sift your flour in to a large bowl. Add salt, sugar, vanilla essence, and cinnamon and whisk together.
  • Pour the cooking oil into the dry ingredients and mix for three minutes.
  • Beat the egg and add to the mixture. Then add your melted butter.
  • Knead to form a dough that is not too sticky and not too hard.
  • Divide the dough into balls and chill them in a fridge for about one hour.
  • Lightly flour your working area and roll the dough into desired thickness.
  • Using a cookie cutter, cut your dough to your desired shapes and place them on greased baking sheet.
  • Preheat the oven up to 1800 C. Bake for twenty minutes or until lightly bro
  • Place the cookies on a cooling rack. Once they have cooled down, apply peanut butter on top and decorate it with chopped peanuts.