Frosted cashew cookies

Frosted cashew cookies



  • packed brown sugar - 1 c
  • vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp
  • sour cream - 1/3 c
  • butter or margarine - 1/2 c
  • confectioners sugar - 2 c
  • egg - 1 item
  • light cream - 3 Tbsp
  • each: baking powder, baking soda and salt - 3/4 tsp
  • salted cashew halves
  • butter no substitutes
  • additional cashew halves optional - 1 item

How to make frosted cashew cookies:

Browned Butter Frosting:1/2 c. butter (no substitutes)3 Tbsp. light cream1/4 tsp. vanilla extract2 c. confectioners sugar additional cashew halves (optional) In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Beat in egg, sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Combine dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in the cashews. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.

For the frosting, lightly brown butter in a small saucepan. Remove from the heat; add cream and vanilla. Beat in confectioners sugar until smooth and thick. Frost cookies. Top each with a cashew half, if desired. Yield: about 3 dozen.

Recipe categories: Drop cookies, Cookie and brownie, Rolled cookies.

Frosted cashew cookies
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Cook. Time: PT40M
Total Time: PT40M

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