Butter Riches

Butter Riches are a buttery, light cookie with a brown sugar frosting. One of my favorites for a cookie exchange or on a cookie tray.

Butter Riches

Happy Holidays! I hope you and yours are enjoying a safe and happy holiday season. I have a special treat for you today! I have joined forces with some of my best blogging friends to bring you a collection of our Must Bake Holiday Cookies!

We are hoping to make your holiday MERRIER with this collection of our Must Bake Holiday Cookies together in one place!

Here’s wishing you a happy holiday season full of love, family, and lots of cookies, of course <smile>

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Big Crunch Sugar Cookies Recipe | by Hot Eats and Cool Reads
Ricotta Cheese Holiday Cookies | by The Foodie Affair

Iced Lemon Sugar Cookies | by Yours And Mine Are Ours

Butter Riches | by Recipes, Food and Cooking

Butter Riches
Butter Riches
Recipe type: Cookies, Christmas
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Serves: 30 cookies
Buttery, light cookies with a browned butter frosting.
  • 3/4 Cups Butter
  • 1/2 Cups Brown Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • I Egg Yolk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 3/4 - 2 Cups Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 2 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3 – 4 tablespoons Milk
  1. Cream together butter, brown sugar and sugar.
  2. Add an egg yolk and vanilla. Mix in thoroughly.
  3. Add enough flour to make a stiff dough.
  4. Shape into balls about the size of a walnut. Place on a greased cookie sheet. Flatten with a glass that has been dipped in sugar, to the size of a half dollar.
  5. Bake cookies at 350°F. for 7 – 9 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  1. Brown butter in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Stir in Powdered Sugar and Vanilla.
  3. Gradually stir in Milk until it reaches a spreading consistency.
  4. Frost cookies and add sprinkles if desired.

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  1. says

    My sister makes me a batch of her delicious homemade oatmeal cookies for Christmas every year. It takes all I can do to wait to get them on Christmas Day because they are by absolute fave!

  2. Mindy Glazer says

    I don’t know if it’s considered a holiday cookie or not, but everyone says my peanut butter cookies are the BEST they have ever tasted…and I hate to brag, but I have to agree! I have pretty made them my signature cookie, and I really don’t even make any other cookie BUT those! Why mess with a good thing,right?!

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