Cashew Butter Cookies

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Shelley Young

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@shellekc

I bought a large container of freshly made cashew butter in a local Mennonite Community and wondered what to do with it all. I thought making cookies sounded like a great idea! I adapted a peanut butter cookie recipe and voila, Cashew Butter Cookies! I hope you enjoy them as much as my family is tonight.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

We love this soft, flavorful cookie! Can't find cashew butter? No problem, you can make your own! Use a 14 oz can of cashews and 3 tablespoons of olive oil.  Blend in a food processor until you get the consistancy of butter. Yum!! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
yields 3-4 dozen depending on size
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    real butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    cashew butter, homemade or commercially made (if commercially made you may omit salt)
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    real vanilla extract
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose, unbleached flour

How to Make Cashew Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butters and sugars together thoroughly.
  2. Add vanilla and egg mixing completely into creamed mixture. Then add salt (if using) and baking soda. I find that these items mix more completely if added to wet ingredients.
  3. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time mixing thoroughly with each addition. Scoop onto cookie sheets spacing apart because they will spread.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 9-10 minutes for a soft cookie. If you prefer a more crisp, slightly darker cookie you may bake up to 12 minutes.

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About Cashew Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtags: #easy #cashews




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