Quick Cashew Cookies with Brown Butter Icing

  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 30
Quick Cashew Cookies with Brown Butter Icing

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

Steps

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  • 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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Tips

Expert Tips

  • 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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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