Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

The browned butter frosting on these bars is yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together the butter and sugars.
  2. Beat in the egg yolk and extract.
  3. Beat in flour, salt and cardamom; blend well.
  4. Spread dough in a 10x15"pan.
  5. Brush surface with slightly beaten egg white.
  6. Sprinkle nuts over top.
  7. Bake at 275 degrees for 1 hour.
  8. Cool completely and then frost.
  9. Melt the butter in a skillet until it browns.
  10. Remove from heat and beat in the powdered sugar and vanilla.
  11. Add enough milk to thin enough to drizzle over pan of baked cookes.
  12. Cut cookies into squares.


Most Helpful

I used pecans on top and they taste amazing! They are a bit sticky.. I used about half a cup of milk for the icing and that was to much so next time i'll try 1/4 c. and go from there. I will definitely make these again, might use a little less powdered sugar for the icing as well. The cookie itself is perfect but the pan measurement is definitely off. I used a 13x9x2 and even that took a few minutes to spread it out without any thin spots. Also the prep time takes a lot longer to properly soften the butter and separate the egg/ cover the egg white so the skin doesnt develop. little things here and there add up.

Didsx3 December 04, 2011

A very rich and wonderful tasting cookie. Thank you for a nice recipe!

michEgan February 23, 2009

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