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       Title: Jan’s Cashew Nut Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 24 servings
  
     1/2 c  Butter
            Cookies:
       1 c  Light brown sugar; packed
     1/3 c  Sour cream
       1    Egg; beaten
       1 ts Vanilla extract
   1 3/4 c  Flour; unsifted
     3/4 ts Baking soda
     1/4 ts Salt
       1 c  Cashews; chopped
            Icing:
       2 c  Powdered sugar; sifted
       3 tb Butter; softened
       1 ds Salt
     1/2 ts Vanilla extract
     1/4 c  Milk
            Red or green food coloring
            Cashews for garnish/whole
  
      NOTE:  Interesting cookies can also be made substituting walnuts or
   pecans for the cashews in both the cookie and icing ingredients.
       Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Grease 2 large cookie sheets. In large
   mixing bowl with electric mixer at medium speed, cream butter and brown
   sugar until light and fluffy. Add sour cream, egg, and vanilla. Mix until
   well combined.
    Stir flour, soda, and salt together.  Add to creamed mixture and mix until
   well combined.  Fold in chopped cashews.
       Drop dough by teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10
   minutes at 375 degrees.
       Mix together all icing ingredients, except whole cashews. After cookies
   have cooled, spread icing over tops. Garnish each with a cashew.
  
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