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Jane Darling of Simi Valley, California shares her mother's recipe for these comforting 'cookie pillows'. The tender treats are jazzed up with thick frosting and a sprinkling of chopped walnuts.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
18
Yield:
18 servings
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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FROSTING:

Directions

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  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk and mix well. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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  • For the frosting, combine butter, confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla in a mixing bowl; beat until smooth. Frost the cookies; sprinkle with chopped walnuts if desired.

Nutrition Facts

290 calories; protein 3g; carbohydrates 48.6g; fat 9.7g; cholesterol 29.5mg; sodium 152.1mg. Full Nutrition
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