Cashew Cookies

 

Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Butter

1 Cup Firmly Packed Brown Sugar

1 Egg

1/2 Tsp Vanilla

2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

3/4 Tsp Baking Powder

3/4 Tsp Baking Soda

3/4 Tsp Salt

1/3 Cup Sour Cream

1-3/4 Cups Crushed Cashews

 

Brown Butter Frosting:

1/2 Cup Butter

3 Tbsp Half And Half Cream

1/4 Tsp Vanilla

2 Cups Confectioners’ Sugar

 

Cashew Halves - Optional

Directions:

 In mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Beat in egg, sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; mix well. Fold in cashews. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375°F for 8-10 minutes. Top each cookie with Brown Butter Frosting and a whole cashew.

Frosting: Lightly brown butter in a small saucepan. Remove from heat; add cream and vanilla. Beat in powdered sugar until smooth and thick

 

Yields

60 cookies

 

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