Cashew Cookies With Burned Butter Frosting

Recipe by Mudpupsall

I can't remember where I found this recipe but it is one of my all-time favorites.

Top Review by Candy Trap

Made these last night and oh wow, these are so good already without the frosting. I'm afraid I'll have to make them again to have 'em with the frosting. Thanks for this fantastic recipe! Definetly a keeper!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350* and grease the cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg, beating well.
  4. Stir in the sour cream and vanilla.
  5. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  6. Gradually stir dry ingredients into the creamed mixture.
  7. Fold in the cashew pieces.
  8. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets.
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  10. Cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.
  11. For Frosting:.
  12. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  13. Cook until it turns a light brown color, being careful not to burn it.
  14. Remove from heat and stir in the heavy cream.
  15. Gradually beat in the powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth.
  16. Spread onto cooled cookies.

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