Quick Cashew Cookies with Brown Butter Icing

Looking for a dessert made using Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies and cashews? Then check out these cookies topped brown butter icing that are made in 40 minutes.

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 30
 

Ingredients

Cookies

1
roll (18 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
3/4
cup coarsely chopped cashews
1/2
cup white chocolate chunks or white vanilla baking chips

Icing

1/3
cup butter (do not use margarine)
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
2
tablespoons milk

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in cashews and white chocolate chunks. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets; place on wire racks.
  • 3 While cookies are baking, in 1-quart saucepan, cook butter over medium heat, stirring constantly, until light golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining icing ingredients until smooth.
  • 4 On top of warm cookies, immediately spoon about 1 teaspoon icing (if icing becomes too thick, reheat over low heat).
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in cashews and white chocolate chunks. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets; place on wire racks.
  • 3 While cookies are baking, in 1-quart saucepan, cook butter over medium heat, stirring constantly, until light golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining icing ingredients until smooth.
  • 4 On top of warm cookies, immediately spoon about 1 teaspoon icing (if icing becomes too thick, reheat over low heat).

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In this recipe, butter is necessary to obtain the browned butter flavor. Margarine will not provide the same flavor and will burn quickly.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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