These walnut-topped and sugar-sprinkled cookies call for browning butter, which gives them a warm colour and rich, nutty flavour.
- Prep time 30 minutes
- Total time 1 hour
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
In small saucepan, cook butter over medium heat until brown and nutty, about 5 minutes. Let cool.
In bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
In large bowl, using hand mixer on medium speed, beat brown sugar with cooled butter until fluffy; beat in egg, egg yolk and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture in 2 additions until combined.
Roll by rounded 1 tbsp into balls; roll in granulated sugar. Arrange, 3 inches apart, on prepared pans. With bottom of glass or measuring cup, press to scant 1/2-inch thickness. Press walnut half into centre of each.
Bake, 1 sheet at a time, until golden, 12 to 14 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack for 3 minutes; transfer directly to rack to cool completely.
Makes 30 cookies.
Nutritional facts PER COOKIE: about
- Sodium 42 mg
- Protein 2 g
- Calories 135
- Total fat 6 g
- Potassium 60 mg
- Cholesterol 25 mg
- Saturated fat 3 g
- Total carbohydrate 19 g
- Iron 5
- Folate 10
- Calcium 2
- Vitamin A 5