The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Buttered Grits Cookies

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

2
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

Lemony soft cookies made with Southern-style grits.

Ingredients

  • FOR THE COOKIES:
  • 3 Tablespoons Stone Ground Grits
  • ½ cups Plus 1 Tablespoon Water
  • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • ½ cups Sugar
  • 1 whole Large Egg
  • ¼ teaspoons Fresh Lemon Zest
  • 1 cup Flour
  • ½ teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • FOR THE FROSTING:
  • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 1-½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Yellow Sugar, For Decorating (optional)

Preparation

First, make the grits. In a large coffee mug or deep cup, stir together the grits and water. Microwave on high for 90 seconds, watching to make sure it doesn’t overflow the cup. After 90 seconds, stir, then heat another 30 seconds. If any part of the grits or water boils over, start over with another batch of grits and water. You need all of the liquid for this recipe.

Pour the grits into a medium bowl and stir to cool while gathering the other ingredients. When the grits have cooled slightly, add the butter and sugar. Stir together very well (the butter will melt completely), then stir in the egg and lemon zest. Next, sprinkle the flour, baking powder and salt over the mixture and stir gently to combine (do not over-mix).

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, put it into the refrigerator and chill the mixture for at least 2 hours, or overnight.

When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350 F. Divide the dough into 6 large scoops and space them evenly on a parchment or Silpat lined cookie sheet. Bake for 17-20 minutes, until the bottoms start to turn golden and the cookie can easily be lifted off the sheet. Remove pan from oven and let cookies cool completely before frosting.

To make the frosting, beat together the butter, powdered sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl. Add extra lemon juice if needed to thin it out. Frost the cookies when they’re cool. Sprinkle yellow sugar over the frosting if desired. Serve!

Makes 6 cookies.

Notes: I made my own yellow sparkling sugar. I bought plain large sugar crystals, poured 1 tablespoon into a small bowl, and added 1 drop of yellow food dye. Stir to combine, then decorate!

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Blockbuster Cookies
Profile Photo by maeghan in Desserts
Fun Blockbuster Cookies made with two classic movie snacks.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 36 Level: Easy


Chewy Chocolate Toffee Cookies
Profile Photo by In Good Flavor in Desserts
Chewy toffee cookies with milk chocolate, white chocolate, and salted nuts....
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 15 Level: Easy


Healthy Chocolate Cherry Thumbprint Cookies
Profile Photo by Stacey @ Bake.Eat.Repeat. in Desserts
Quick and easy chocolate cherry thumbprint cookies that are as healthy...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 30 Level: Easy


Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies
Profile Photo by Lindsay @ Veggie Balance in Desserts
Chewy flourless double chocolate chip cookie that will make you weak...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 18 Level: Easy


Earl Grey Sugar Cookies with Citrus Frosting
Profile Photo by HungryGals in Desserts
These super moist Earl Grey Sugar Cookies have subtle Earl Grey...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 30 Level: Easy