Thursday, October 21, 2010

Super Soft Sour Cream Sugar Cookies


1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup sour cream
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
4 cups flour

Buttercream Frosting:
4 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 tablespoons milk
1/2 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups butter

Cream together softened butter with sugar, sour cream and eggs. Add vanilla, almond extract, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. Slowly add flour, 1 cup at a time. Dough should be sticky. Refrigerate one hour. Knead dough on floured board. Roll out and cut with cookie cutters. Bake for 9 to 12 minutes at 350. Frost with Buttercream Frosting.

Source:  Sisters Cafe

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