Browned Butter Glazed Crescents

Browned Butter Glazed Crescents

Browned butter adds a rich flavor to these macadamia-studded crescents.

20 min. prep time
54 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


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.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls; form into crescents. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until set. 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. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to  cooling rack placed over waxed paper.

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.

Recipe Tip

To shape into a crescent, roll the ball of dough between your palms; form a short log with tapered ends and curve slightly into a crescent shape.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 110

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 45mg

Carbohydrates: 11g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #13551©2006Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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