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Frosted Brown Sugar Cookies

These old-fashioned, cake-like cookies are sweet and buttery. They pair equally well with a glass of cold milk or a cup of hot coffee.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • BROWN SUGAR FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in egg and sour cream; mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • For frosting, in a small saucepan, melt butter over low heat; add brown sugar. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Gradually add the milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Stir in confectioners' sugar. Cool for 20-30 minutes. Frost cooled cookies.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 335 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 239mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.
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