Frosted Currant Cookies

I am loving my bounty of currants this year.

 With it being a great year for growing anything. All of my herbs are growing fast and in vast amounts. Currants are one of my favorites.

I just made a few batches of  Frosted Currant Cookies, Picking the Currants from the bush will take a bit of time as there are so many. I picked 3c yesturday, barely making a dent.

  For Currant Cookies

1c          Butter (softened)

1&1/2   Packed Brown Sugar

2           Eggs

3c         All- Purpose flour

1tsp      Baking Soda

1/2tsp   Salt

3c         Fresh Currants

2tsp      Vanilla Extract

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease or line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

– In large mixing bowl, sift flour, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Mix well.

– Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.

– Stir in the soft butter and mix well.

– Gently stir in the currants and mix well.

_ Drop by rounded tbsp, 2 inches apart on cookie sheet

– Bake for 10-14 minutes or until golden brown

-Cool for 3minutes before removing them.

For frosting:

2 Tbls             Milk

1&1/2c            Powdered Sugar

2 tsp                Vanilla extract.

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