Frosted Brown Sugar Cookies
Recipe from Lisa @ The Cutting Edge of Ordinary - adapted from a recipe from Taste of Home's Best Loved Cookies & Bars magazine.
1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup sour cream
1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter (4 tablespoons)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup confectioners sugar
In a mixing bowl cream the butter and brown sugar. Beat in the egg and sour cream. Mix well. Combing the flour, soda, and salt. Gradually add tot he creamed mixture and mix well.
Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 for 9 - 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire rack to cool.
For frosting: In a small saucepan milt the butter over low heat. Add the brown sugar. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Gradually add the milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat and stir in confectioners sugar. Cool for 20 minutes. Frost cooled cookies.