1/2 cup butter
1 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/3 cup sour cream
1 egg, beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups flour, unsifted
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup cashews, chopped
2 cup powdered sugar, sifted
3 tablespoons Butter, softened
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup milk
red or green food coloring
whole cashews for garnish
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 2 large cookie sheets. In large
mixing bowl with electric mixer at medium speed, cream butter and
brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add sour cream, egg, and vanilla.
Mix until well combined. Stir flour, soda, and salt together. Add
to creamed mixture and mix until well combined. Fold in chopped
Drop dough by teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10
minutes at 375 degrees. Mix together all icing ingredients, except
whole cashews. After cookies have cooled, spread icing over tops.
Garnish each with a cashew.
Variation: Interesting cookies can also be made substituting walnuts
or pecans for the cashews in both the cookie and icing ingredients.