Recipe source : Sherry Yard, The Secrets of Baking,Houghton Mifflin Compony, Boston, 2003
Cold Unsalted butter-6 tbs
Brown butter- 2 tbs (optional)
All purpose flour- 1 1/2 cup
Dark brown sugar- 3/4 cup
Molasses- 2 tbs
Salt- 1/4 tsp
vanilla extract- 1tsp
Demerara Sugar-2 tbs
Cream butter in medium speed,till it is pale yellow.Add brown sugar,brown butter,molasses and salt.
(To make brown butter melt butter in medium low flame, continue cooking till butter changes color to golden brown. Allow this to cool down and use in the recipe. This step is optional)
Cream till all the ingredients are evenly mixed. Add egg one at a time add beat till fully incorporated. Do not over beat.
Add flour and fold in till the dough is smooth. Place dough in cling wrap and chill it for one hour.
Preheat the oven to 350 degree F. Adjust the rack to the lower third of the oven and line baking sheets with parchment. Roll into small balls and gently flatten o roll into a log shape and slice the dough log into half inch thick slices.
Place on baking sheet. Sprinkle evenly with the Demerara Sugar. Bake 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown around the edges. Remove to cooling rack and allow it to cool down completely.
Hope you will all enjoy!