Brown Sugar Easter cookies

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Lisa Johnson

By
@lisa632

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Rating:
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Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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14 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1/4 c
sugar
2 c
brown sugar
2 c
plus 2 tbls flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 large
egg
1
egg yolk
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
24
mini chocolate easter eggs

How to Make Brown Sugar Easter cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat 10 tbs of butter over medium high heat until melted. Continue to cook, swirling until butter has an amber colour and nutty smell (about 3 minutes). Remove from heat, pour into heat safe bowl, and add remaining 4 tbs butter, stirring till melted. Leave to cool for 15 minutes.
  • 2Use the time to preheat oven to 175C (350F) and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. Prepare shallow dish with 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup brown sugar. Use fingers to mix together.
  • 3In a medium bowl whisk together dry ingredients (minus salt and remaining brown sugar).
  • 4Add the remaining brown sugar and salt to butter bowl. Once combined add egg and egg yolk. Finally stir in dry ingredients until just combined.
  • 5Roll dough into 24 balls, coat in sugar mixture and place on baking tray
  • 6Bake for 12-14 minutes. Do not over bake. Cookies will appear underdone. Cool for 5 minutes on baking tray. Press one egg into the center of each cookie. Transfer to wire rack to finish cooling.

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About Brown Sugar Easter cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tag: For Kids




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