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Sour Cream Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Fanny Smith
Added: Saturday, October 4, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sour cream
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
2 tsp cream of tarter
2 tsp baking soda
3 tsp nutmeg
2 TB vanilla
1 tsp salt
5 cups flour

Directions:
Directions:
Cream the butter, sour cream, eggs, and sugar together.
Add remaining ingredients. Chill for at least 3 hours. Make rolled-out cookies using various shapes of cookie cutters.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the famous soft cookie recipe that has been in our family for over 100 years. The nutmeg adds a wonderful flavor to this cookie. We frost the cookies with a butter cream frosting. Yum!

 

 

 

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