Browned Butter Cookies with Caramel Frosting

Browned Butter Cookies with Caramel Frosting

Here's one of those cookies that is enjoyed many ways--frosting first or nibbled all around. One things is certain: Everyone loves them!

Prep Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

 

About 4 dozen cookies

Cookies
1
cup butter (do not use margarine)
2
cups packed brown sugar
1/2
cup milk
2
eggs
3 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
Caramel Frosting
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup milk
2
cups powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. In 2-quart heavy saucepan, melt 1 cup butter over medium heat. Continue to cook, stirring constantly, until butter is light brown. Cool at least 10 minutes.
  2. In large bowl, mix browned butter, 2 cups brown sugar, 1/2 cup milk and the eggs with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake cookies 9 to 11 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched in center. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter over medium heat. Stir in 1 cup brown sugar. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Stir in 1/4 cup milk. Heat to boiling; remove from heat. Cool to lukewarm, about 30 minutes. Gradually stir in powdered sugar. Spread Caramel Frosting on cookies.
Makes About 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time Saver
One tub Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy dulce de leche (caramel) frosing can be substituted for the Caramel Frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 55),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.