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Grandma Flo's Baptist Peanut Rolls

KarenKaren Seavers

Delightful cake squares glazed and rolled in peanuts.

servings:Makes 24 squares
total time:
20 min (to prepare cake. 30 minutes to glaze.)


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 stick plus 1 Tbs softened butter
  • 1 1/2 lbs. confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 +/- cup milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 lbs dry roasted unsalted peanuts chopped into small pieces
Grandma Flo's Baptist Peanut Rolls photo


  • 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • 2

    Beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add sugar gradually. Add water and vanilla then dry ingredients. Bake in 9x13 pan for 25-30 min“tes. Cool cake then cut into 2” squares. Glaze squares and roll in chopped peanuts.

  • 3

    Glaze: Mix together butter, confectioners sugar, milk, and vanilla adjusting milk to achieve a thin glaze.



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