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Cashew-Butter Cookies

No recipe image available.Buttery cookies made with cashew paste and rolled in ground cashews.

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 cup cashews
1/3 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons butter
1 large egg yolk
1 tablespoon milk
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 large egg white, beaten
3/4 cup finely chopped cashews
1/4 cup granulated sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a blender or food processor, process cashews to a smooth paste. Add sugar, butter, egg yolk, milk, baking soda and vanilla. Process until well mixed. Transfer to a bowl and stir in flour; mixing well. Cover and refrigerate the dough for 30 minutes.
  3. Shape into 1-inch balls and roll in beaten egg white then into 3/4 cups finely chopped cashews. Place 2-inch apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. Flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in 1/4 cup sugar.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or just until lightly browned.

Makes about 2 dozen cookies.