Browned Butter Glazed Crescents

Browned Butter Glazed Crescents

Browned butter adds a rich flavor to these macadamia-studded crescent-shaped cookies.

20 min. prep time
60 cookies
000 Ratings



1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon rum extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts


1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
5 to 6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half


1/2 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts


Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine 1 cup butter, sugar, 1 teaspoon ginger and rum extract in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add all remaining cookie ingredients; beat at low speed until well mixed.

Roll 1 heaping teaspoon dough into 3- to 3.5-inch log (or rope). Shape log into crescent shape, pinching ends slightly. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9-11 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to  cooling rack placed over waxed paper. Cool completely.

Melt 1/4 cup butter in heavy saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly and watching closely, 4-6 minutes or until butter just begins to turn golden brown. Immediately remove from heat.

Combine browned butter, powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon ginger and enough half & half for desired glazing consistency in bowl. Drizzle cooled cookies with glaze. Immediately sprinkle with finely chopped macadamia nuts.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 100

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 30mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #13551©2006Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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