Brazil Nut Cookies Recipe
Brazil nuts may be an unusual ingredient for a cookie recipe, but the flavor is absolutely outstanding. The recipe from my mother for these rich buttery cookies goes back more than 70 years.
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 Eggland's Best Eggs
- 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups chopped Brazil nuts
- 1/2 cup flaked coconut
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in nuts and coconut.
- Drop by tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until bottom of cookies are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Brazil Nut Cookies in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2006, p59
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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2009
Unusual and delicious. I made a variety of cookies, and of the lot these were the first gone.