You are here: Home » Recipes » Cream of Peanut Soup from Fort Myers Cream of Peanut Soup from Fort Myers Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 4 servings Peanut soup is a tradition of the old South. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 tablespoons (heaping) creamy peanut butter1 cup hot water1 teaspoon cornstarch1 cup chicken stock, chilled2 cups evaporated milk or half-and-half2 teaspoons minced onion or onion flakes1 teaspoon salt Instructions Dissolve the peanut butter in the hot water in a saucepan. Blend the cornstarch into the chicken stock in a cup. Stir into the peanut butter mixture. Add evaporated milk, onion and salt. Cook for 5 minutes or until thickened and heated through, stirring constantly. You may chill this soup and reheat with good results. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Ft. Myers’ Tropical Settings (the Junior League of Ft. Myers, Inc., Ft. Myers, Fl., 1995).