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.
Recipe by Recipes Food and Cooking at https://recipesfoodandcooking.com/2014/12/08/butter-riches/