• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 30 min
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    We savor these cookies every Christmas, but they're special year-round with coffee or tucked into a lunch box. I won a ribbon with these cookies at my county fair.—Sheila Wyum, Rutland, North Dakota

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup butter, softened
    • 1 cup packed brown sugar
    • 1 large egg
    • 1/3 cup sour cream
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 teaspoon each baking powder, baking soda and salt
    • 1-1/2 cups salted cashews, coarsely chopped
    • BROWNED BUTTER FROSTING:
    • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
    • 3 tablespoons half-and-half cream
    • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
    • Additional cashew halves, optional

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1813 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 89 g 136.72%
    • Saturated Fat: 41 g 206.58%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 161 mg 53.56%
    • Sodium: 1215 mg 50.64%
    • Calcium: 171 mg 17.14%
    • Potassium: 616 mg 17.61%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 47.65%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 241 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.23%
    • Sugar: 155 g
    • Protein: 21 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 7 g
    • Vitamin A 35.88%
    • Vitamin C 0.22%
    • Vitamin D 0.08%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat17
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs10
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq