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.

  • 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
  • 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).
  • Nutrition Information

    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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