Saturday, May 10, 2014

Frosted Cashew Cookies

½ cup butter or margarine
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/3 cup sour cream
2 cups flour
½ tsp. vanilla
¾ tsp. each baking powder, baking soda and salt
1 ¾ cups salted cashew halves

Browned Butter Frosting

½ cup butter (No substitutes)
3 T. light cream
¼ tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar
Additional cashew halves, optional

Cream butter and brown sugar.

Beat in egg, sour cream and vanilla; mix well.

Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Mix well.

Fold in cashews.

Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.

Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 min. until light brown. Cool.


Lightly brown butter in saucepan.

Remove from heat and add vanilla and light cream.

Beat in sugar until smooth and thick.

Frost cookies and top with cashew half.

Makes 3 doz.

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