Browned Butter Glazed Crescents

Browned Butter Glazed Crescents
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Browned butter adds a rich flavor to these macadamia-studded crescents.
20 min
Prep Time
1:10
Total Time
60 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

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

Glaze

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

Topping

1/2 cup
finely chopped macadamia nuts

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 Tips

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
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
11g
Protein
1g
Fat
7g
Sodium
45mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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