Original Brown Butter Refrigerator CookiesThese tasty, crispy cookies, from Ione Diekfuss of Muskego, Wisconsin, won Country Woman’s first-ever recipe…
Original Brown Butter Refrigerator Cookies
1 cup butter, cubed 2 cups packed brown sugar 2 large eggs, room temperature 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup finely chopped pecans
Heat butter in a large saucepan over medium heat until golden brown, about 7-9 minutes (do not burn).
Remove from the heat; stir in brown sugar until blended.
Transfer to a large bowl, cool slightly.
Whisk in 1 egg at a time.
Combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture and mix well.
Stir in pecans.
Shape into four 8-in.
rolls; wrap each in waxed paper.
Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
Cut into 1/4-in.
Place 2 in.
apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° just until set, 5-7 minutes.
Cool for 1 minute before removing from pans to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts 1 cookie:
- 44 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 27mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.