Frosted Butterscotch Cookies

Recipe by CoffeeB
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Grease cookie sheets, set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat the brown sugar and shortening with an electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed.
  • Add baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  • Beat until combine, scraping side of bowl occasionally.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined.
  • Add flour and sour cream alternately to beaten mixture, beating until combined after each addition.
  • Stir in the 2/3 cup nuts.
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Transfer to wire racks and let cool.
  • Spread cooled cookies with Browned Butter Frosting.
  • If desired, top with additional chopped walnut or walnut halves.
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