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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Butter or margarine
  • Egg yolk
  • 1 Browned Butter Frosting
  • 1/2 c Packed brown sugar
  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c Chopped pecans (optional)


In a large mixer bowl, beat butter till softened. Add brown sugar and beat
till fluffy. Add egg yolk and vanilla and beat well. Add flour and beat
till well mixed. If necessary, cover and chill 30 minutes or till easy to

Shape into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie
sheet. Flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake in a 350
degree oven for 7 to 9 minutes or till done. Remove and cool. Frost with
Browned Butter Frosting and if desired, sprinkle with pecans, gently
pressing nuts into frosting.

BROWNED BUTTER FROSTING: In a saucepan heat 1/4 cup butter over low heat
till lightly browned. remove from heat. Stir in 2 1/4 cups sifted powdered
sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and enought milk (2 to 3 tablespoons) to make
frosting spreadable.

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