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Cashew Nut Cookies

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"This is a wonderful recipe I got from my mom when I was a child."
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servings 316
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)


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  1. Blend together 1/2 cup butter, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, and sour cream. Add in the baking powder, soda, and flour. Stir in the nuts.
  2. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto buttered baking sheets. Cook at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool on wire racks.
  3. To Make the Icing: Heat 1/2 cup butter or margarine in a saucepan until it is light amber colored. Remove pan from heat, and stir in confectioners' sugar and the milk. I sometimes have to use more milk to get the icing smooth and creamy. Frost cookies.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 316 calories; 16.9 39.2 3.6 43 199 Full nutrition

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Excellent recipe! My grandsons'loved the cookies. A keeper for bake sales and company. I am going to freeze some.

I followed the recipe to a T. They were like little cakes. My husband and I devoured them.

These are addicting! The frosting is so yummy! I made them exactly as recipe stated. Next time I may add some cinnamon to cookie.

I made these cookies and shared them with family and friends. They were very well liked. My grandson especially liked the frosting. For my perosonal taste I thought the cookie itself was a li...