Brown Sugar Cashew Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 42
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 140.3
  • Total Fat: 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.8 mg
  • Sodium: 68.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g

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Number of Servings: 42


    1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    1/2 cup butter softened
    1 egg
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    2 cups all- purpose flour
    3/4 teaspoon baking powder
    3/4 teaspoon baking soda
    1/3 cup sour cream
    1 3/4 cups cashew halves
    1/2 cup butter
    2 cups powdered sugar
    3 tablespoons milk
    1 teaspoon vanilla


Before you start wash your hands. Heat oven to 350 F. Combine brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low. Beat, adding flour, baking powder and baking soda alternately with sour cream, until well mixed. Stir in cashews.

Drop dough by level tablespoons, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.

Melt 1/2 cup butter in heavy 1 quart saucepan over medium heat . Continue cooking, stirring occasionaly, until butter foams and just starts to turn golden (4-6 minutes). (WATCH CLOSELY) Immediatley remove from heat. Pour into medium bowl; cool 5 minutes.

Add powdered sugar, milk and vanilla; beat until smooth. Frost cooled cookies. Top with cashew halves, if desired.

Serving Size: makes 42 cookies

Number of Servings: 42

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TJMICHAELS.

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