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Old-fashioned Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lorayne Mitchell
Added: Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 c. flour
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. nutmeg
1 c. soft butter or margarine
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
1/2 sour cream
1 t. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together dry ingredients. Set aside.

In large bowl of mixer, beat butter, sugar and egg until llight and fluffy. At low speed, beat in sour cream and vanilla until smooth. Gradually add flour mixture, beating until well combined.

Form dough into a ball and refrigerate until firm.

Preheat oven to 375. Lightly grease cookie sheets.

On well-floured surface, roll part of dough out 1/4" thick. Cut with cookie cutters and pace 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.Bake 10-12 minutes, or until not quite golden. Roll in sugar when warm or cool and frost & decorate.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have been using this recipe for almost 40 years. The secret is the sour cream. It makes the cookies soft and delicious.This recipe has been used for cookies for every season over the years, A great project with the kids!

 

 

 

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