1Cream 1 cup butter and gradually add brown sugar, creaming well. Blend in egg yolk; add flour. Stir until mixture forms a dough. Chill if necessary for easy handling. Shape into balls the size of a marble and flatten into 1/8 inch thickness with palm of hand. Mark or design by pressing with a fork (dipped in sugar) in one direction. Bake at 325 for 8 to 10 minutes or slightly brown. Ice while warm.
6 tbsp butter
4 1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
8 to 10 tsp. evaporated milk
3Slightly brown butter in saucepan. Remove from heat and blend powdered sugar. Gradually add vanilla and evaporated milk. Stir until spreading consistency. Spread icing on one cookie. Top with another cookie. Makes about 4 dozen