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Bourbon and Brown Butter Cookies

Bourbon and Brown Butter Cookies

Bourbon Brown Butter Cookies are full of melt in your mouth caramel buttery flavor with a hint of bourbon to warm your tummy.
Course Cookies
Servings 30 cookies


  • 2 sticks 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup bourbon


  • Brown butter, heating in a skillet over medium high heat to melt it down until the bits in the bottom get toasty and golden brown. Continually stir to be sure it does not burn.
  • Pour it into your mixing bowl and chill until it reached the consistency of room temperature butter
  • Beat on medium-high speed for 1 to 2 minutes or until light and fluffy and no visible chunks of butter remain.
  • Add brown sugar and continue to beat for 1 to 2 minutes more.
  • In another mixing bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, and salt until evenly blended.
  • Add dry ingredients to butter mixture and mix on low speed for 2 minutes.
  • Add bourbon and vanilla, mix on low speed until mixture comes together into a smooth dough. I had to add 2 teaspoons of water at this point to make a smother dough.
  • Roll out cookie dough on a floured surface and cut out shapes desired.
  • Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 12 to 13 minutes
  • Allow to cool on cookie sheet for 4 minutes then remove to cooling rack to completely cool
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