Cocoa Drop Cookies with Browned Butter Glaze

Cocoa Drop Cookies With Browned Butter Glaze Recipe

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Jean Ray

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@Sheepdoc

Family favorite Christmas cookies. From old Betty Crocker cookbook.

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Serves:
3 dz
Prep:
1 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • COOKIES

  • 1/4 c
    shortening
  • 1/4 c
    butter (softened)
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 3/4 c
    buttermilk or sour milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 3/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • BROWNED BUTTER GLAZE

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    confectioners sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    hot water

How to Make Cocoa Drop Cookies with Browned Butter Glaze

Step-by-Step

  1. FOR COOKIES:
    - Mix thoroughly shortening, butter, egg, and sugar. Stir in milk. Sift dry ingredients together, then stir into wet ingredients.
    - Chill dough at least one hour. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls about 2" apart on lightly greased (or parchment covered) cookie sheets. Bake until almost no imprint remains when lightly touched, about 8-10 minutes. Frost when cool.
  2. FOR GLAZE:
    - Melt butter until golden brown. Blend in sifted confectioners sugar and vanilla. Stir in hot water to make a good spreading consistency.

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About Cocoa Drop Cookies with Browned Butter Glaze

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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