Buttermilk Cookies with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

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Natalie Tamminga

By
@ntamminga

Try mixing in some Nutella with the frosting to make a yummy hazelnut frosting.

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes 3 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • BUTTERMILK COOKIES:

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:

  • 1/2 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 c
    shortening
  • 1/3 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk

How to Make Buttermilk Cookies with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Step-by-Step

  1. For the cookies: in a bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk and mix well.
  3. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  4. Combine the frosting ingredients; beat until smooth. Frost the cooled cookies. Top with chopped nuts if desired.

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About Buttermilk Cookies with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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