Monday, November 16, 2009

"Million Dollar" Brown Sugar Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1/2 cup nuts, ground

Cream sugars, butter and shortening. Add egg and vanilla. Mix well. Add sifted dry ingredients and nuts. Chill 20 mins. and shape dough into balls the size of quarters and roll in sugar. Press flat with glass dipped in sugar. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10-20 minutes.

Frosting

2 Tblsp. browned butter
2 cups powdered sugar
Milk, enough to blend
Vanilla or butter flavoring

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