Butterscotch Buttermilk Drop Cookies
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Serves: 48 cookies
 
Ingredients
  • Cookies
  • ½ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1½ cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅔ cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • Brown Butter Frosting
  • ½ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 3 Tbsp boiling water
Instructions
  1. Cookies
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Grease cookie sheet.
  4. In large mixing bowl beat butter until light.
  5. Add brown sugar and cream together until mixture is light and fluffy.
  6. Beat in eggs and vanilla and blend thoroughly.
  7. In medium mixing bowl sift together flour, SACO Buttermilk Blend, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  8. Add water alternately with dry ingredients to creamed mixture and stir just until ingredients are well-mixed.
  9. Do not overbeat.
  10. Stir in nuts.
  11. Drop round tablespoonfuls of dough about 2½ inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet.
  12. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until browned and barely firm to touch.
  13. Remove cookies and cool on racks.
  14. Frost with Brown Butter Frosting.
  15. Brown Butter Frosting
  16. Melt butter in small saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until butter stops bubbling and is nut-brown in color.
  17. Combine with sifted powdered sugar and boiling water.
  18. Beat until smooth and of spreading consistency.
  19. Makes enough to frost about 5 dozen cookies.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 122 Fat: 6g Saturated fat: 3g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 17g Sugar: 12g Sodium: 90mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 1g Cholesterol: 11mg
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/butterscotch-buttermilk-drop-cookies/