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Irish legend has it that anyone who kisses the ‘Blarney Stone’ will be endowed with a silvery tongue, or quite simply “The Gift of Gab.”  This recipe might produce similar results. Try it and see!

Blarney Stones Ingredients :

4  Eggs (separate white from yolks)
1 Cup Flour
1  Cup granulated sugar
1-½   Tsp  Baking Powder
1/4   Tsp Salt
½  Cup Boiling Water
½   Tsp Vanilla

Frosting Ingredients :

1 Cup Butter
2-½ Cups Confectioner’s Sugar
1 Tsp Vanilla
Crushed Peanuts

Blarney Stones Directions :

Prior to mixing all ingredients together, do these things first for Blarney Stones :

★    Sift dry ingredients together (set aside)
★    Beat egg whites until stiff or forms little peaks (set aside)
★    Have ½ Cup of Boiling water ready

Beat yolks (electric mixer preferably) until thick. Add sugar gradually while beating continuously.  Add dry ingredients alternately with boiling water.  Add in vanilla and beat well. Fold in beaten egg whites.  Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees (pre-heated oven) in a shallow sheet cake pan. When almost cool you may ice with frosting. Cut into squares and sprinkle or roll with crushed peanuts.

Frosting Directions :

Cream butter and gradually blend in confectioner’s sugar and vanilla. Cream until soft and smooth.   *** Optional…try adding a smidgen of green food coloring to either frosting or square mix for Irish flair!   Makes about 3 dozen squares.