Friday, February 11, 2011

Sour Cream Sugar Cookie

3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup sour cream

Into a bowl, put the flour, baking soda, and salt. In a mixing bowl, mix/cream butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla together. Beat for 2 minutes. Add sour cream and half of the dry ingredients; beat 1 minute. Mix in remaining dry ingredients until well combined.

Divide dough in half and roll each portion out on a lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thick. Cut with floured cookie cutter. Place cookies on greased cookie sheets; bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes.

Store soft sugar cookies in an airtight container.
Makes about 6 dozen soft sugar cookies.

Cream Cheese Frosting

1/2 of a 16oz. bag of Powdered Sugar
1/2 cube of butter
1 pkg. cream cheese
1/2 tsp. Vanilla

Mix all ingredients together and then slowly add Tablespoons of milk until your frosting is at it's desired thickness. Add your food coloring and frost cooled cookies.

1 comment:

  1. Jilly, I am getting ready to make these right now with my little dudes. Wish me luck! Do you thin they will work out if we try to use a heart cutout with them?