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Total Time
45mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 20 mins

These cookies are great with a cup of coffee or tea. You may need another hour to chill the dough before cutting out cookies if dough comes out sticky.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 300°F
  2. In large mixing bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and vanilla.
  3. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  4. Add flour and salt.
  5. Beat at low speed until soft dough forms.
  6. Form dough into ball.
  7. On well-floured surface, roll dough 1/4-to-1/2 inch thickness.
  8. Using 2-inch round cookie cutter, cut circles into dough.
  9. Place circles 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  10. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
  11. Cool completely.
  12. In small saucepan, combine brown sugar and butter for frosting.
  13. Cook over medium heat until butter is melted, stirring constantly.
  14. Remove from heat.
  15. Add remaining frosting ingredients.
  16. Stir until smooth.
  17. Spread frosting evenly on cookies.
  18. Let dry completely before storing.