Brazil Nut Sugar Cookies Recipe

This is the recipe for the absolutely delicious Brazil Nut Sugar Cookies. Enjoy these crunchy cookies over a hot cup of tea. No need to visit uptown bakeries for delicious can get them straight out of your own oven!!!
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Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs2 , well beaten
 Vanilla1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sifted flour3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Brazil nuts1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4792 Calories from Fat 2464

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 284 g437.7%

Saturated Fat 139.4 g697%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 906.8 mg

Sodium 1056 mg44%

Total Carbohydrates 505 g168.5%

Dietary Fiber 20.1 g80.4%

Sugars 205.8 g

Protein 72 g144.6%

Vitamin A 122.2% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 74.7% Iron 128.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a bowl, combine butter and sugar and beat well till light and fluffy.
2) Add in the eggs and vanilla and blend well.
3) Combine and sift the flour, baking powder, and salt.
4) Add into the creamed mix and blend well.
5) Refrigerate for about 1/2 hour.
6) Lightly flour a board and roll out the dough to a 1/8 inch thickness.
7) Using a star-shaped cookie cutter, cut the dough.
8) In the center of each cookie, press in a Brazil nut slice.
9) Arrange on an ungreased baking sheet.
10) Place in the oven at 350°F and bake for about 12 minutes.

11) Serve as a tea time snack.