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.

Frosting:

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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