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Chewy Brown Butter and Spice Cookies by The Sweet & Simple Kitchen

The holidays may be over but we can't not share this recipe! Thank you to Kristie Pryor at The Sweet & Simple Kitchen for using our brown butter in her holiday baking. Check out her full blog post here!

Brown Butter and Spice Cookies next to a bag of Hunter Browns' Brown Butter Cubes


Brown Butter and Spice Cookies using Hunter Browns' Brown Butter Cubes
  • 1 package Hunter Browns Brown Butter Cubes (12 tbsp)

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 1/4 cup fancy molasses

  • 1 large egg

  • 2 tsp vanilla

  • 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour

  • 2 tsp cornstarch

  • 2 tsp baking soda

  • 1/4 tsp ginger

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/8 tsp cloves

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (for rolling)

  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees (convection if possible) and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper; Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, beat together butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Beat in eggs, molasses and vanilla until just combined.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking soda, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and salt. add in three stages to wet ingredients beating on low until well combined.

  4. Spoon 1 tbsp of dough out onto prepared baking sheets, fitting 12 to a sheet. Roll dough balls in granulated sugar & spice mixture to completely coat and set back on the baking sheet.

  5. Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until tops are crackly, edges are golden and beginning to firm to the touch. Remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before serving.

Brown Butter and Spice Cookies using Hunter Browns' Brown Butter Cubes - closeup



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