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Jamaican Sweet Potato Cookie Recipe

Jamaican Sweet Potato Cookie Recipe
Jamaican sweet potato cookies with Jamaican peanuts, butter, and an optional orange glaze. 
 
INGREDIENTS:
1 cups all-purpose flour 
1 tsp baking soda 
1 tsp baking powder 
tsp salt 
tsp Jamaican nutmeg 
4 ounces unsalted butter, softened 
3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed 
1 large egg, room temperature 
1 cup well-mashed or pureed Jamaican sweet potatoes 
tsp vanilla 
1 tsp finely grated orange rind 
cup Jamaican peanuts 
1 cup confectioners' sugar 
2 tablespoons Jamaican orange juice
 
PREPARATION:
Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg into a bowl; set aside. In another bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
Beat in the egg, Jamaican sweet potato, vanilla, and Jamaican orange rind. Gradually beat in dry ingredients. Stir in Jamaican peanuts. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls onto lightly buttered cookie sheets, leaving about 1  inches between them.
Bake in a preheated 400 oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Cool on racks and store in an airtight container. If desired glaze with a mixture of 1 cup confectioners' sugar and 2 tablespoons orange juice while cookies are still warm.

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