Meltaways

Yield: 42 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¾ cup Butter or margarine
Egg yolk
1 Browned Butter Frosting
½ cup Packed brown sugar
2 cups All-purpose flour
¼ cup Chopped pecans (optional)

In a large mixer bowl, beat butter till softened. Add brown sugar and beat till fluffy. Add egg yolk and vanilla and beat well. Add flour and beat till well mixed. If necessary, cover and chill 30 minutes or till easy to shape.

Shape into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 7 to 9 minutes or till done. Remove and cool.

Frost with Browned Butter Frosting and if desired, sprinkle with pecans, gently pressing nuts into frosting.

BROWNED BUTTER FROSTING: In a saucepan heat ¼ cup butter over low heat till lightly browned. remove from heat. Stir in 2¼ cups sifted powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla and enought milk (2 to 3 tablespoons) to make frosting spreadable.

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