Brown Butter Spice Cookies

© Katherine Stetson

Makes about three dozen.

  • ¾ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat and cook until milk solids have turned a golden brown.  Remove from heat and let cool slightly.

Mix egg with sugar until fluffy.  Add butter and mix well.  Sift in remaining ingredients and stir to combine.  Drop by teaspoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes.  Remove cookies to a rack and cool completely.

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