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Cashew Sugar Cookies


As I said yesterday, I vowed to print several recipes and make as many as I can this week to participate in Cooking With Alicia & Annie. Yesterday, while I had an Amish pot roast in the lower oven in my new Dutch oven (post coming, YUM!) I also made some Cashew Sugar Cookies that I found on Annie’s.

These are very tasty! The instructions are a bit old fashioned and manual for me, LOL, so I used my food processor to chop the nuts, then I added the dry ingredients. I pulsed to combine, then I cut up cold butter into small bits and pulsed that in till crumbly.


Then I continued to pulse, on and off, until the dough was totally combined and soft. I did not roll out the dough.


Instead I used my cookie scoop to form balls, dipped the tops in turbinado sugar and then pressed a cashew into the top. They have a bit of a pasty texture, probably because of the addition of nuts and no other wet ingredients besides the butter (no egg, milk, vanilla, etc) but the flavor is really great! Didn’t stop me from eating several LOL I give this 4 out of 5 stars, but only because of the pasty texture. :)

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If you liked these, check out more cookies on my blog!


Wanna bite??

Cashew Sugar Cookies


1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup ground cashews
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter

In mixing bowl combine flour, ground nuts, sugar and brown sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Form mixture into ball and knead until smooth. On lightly floured surface roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into 1 1/2 inch circles. Place one inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Lightly sprinkle with additional sugar. Then lightly press a whole nut in center of each cookie. Bake 8-10 minutes at 375 degrees. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

Me

9 Responses to Cashew Sugar Cookies

  1. 1
    SonyaAnn says:

    This looks so good! Thank you for sharing.

  2. 2
    Alisa - Frugal Foodie says:

    Oh yum, these look awesome!

  3. 3
    Justin Schwartz says:

    mmm, these cookies look great too. I should use cashews more often.

  4. 4
    Ingrid says:

    YES, I wanna bite! Well, truthfully I want several as in several cookies. Seriously they look good!
    ~ingrid

  5. 5
    Stephanie says:

    Excellent idea – ground cashews. Yummmm

  6. 6
    pinkstripes says:

    Cashew cookies sound wonderfully delicious! They look great too.

  7. 7
    Gabe's Girl says:

    Those cookies look wonderful. Amish pot roast? I can hardly wait to see that post. Great pics for a great cookie!

  8. 8
    Culinary Cory says:

    Oh these look wonderful. I love how you used the food processor to save time. I wonder how these would work if you used something like honey roasted cashews.

  9. 9
    Kelly Lamb aka HonestNiceWoman says:

    I love cashews. I can literally sit and eat a small can of them! I will have to try this out.

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