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Butterscotch Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Emily Hart
Added: Sunday, September 17, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
c butter
1 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
tsp baking powder
tsp salt
1 c sour cream*
2/3 c chopped nuts
*or substitute 1 c evaporated milk and 1 Tbsp vinegar



Brown Butter Icing:
c butter
2 c sifted powdered sugar
2 or 3 Tbsp boiling water
tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Blend in vanilla. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with butter mixture. Stir in nuts. Chill dough at least 2 hours. Drop by teaspoonful onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned. Makes 5 dozen. Frost with Brown Butter Icing. To make the icing, melt butter in small saucepan. Cook until butter stops bubbling and is nut brown. Pour over powdered sugar in mixing bowl and beat, adding enough water to make spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla and add a little more hot water if too thick.

 

 

 

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