Karla Everett Recipe

Softest Sugar Cookies

By Karla Everett Karla59


Rating:
Method:
Bake
Comments:

Yet another great cookie recipe that I really love. These cookies are really soft ,I can never stop myself to just eat one of these cookies. I make them every year for my Christmas platter. They are fun to frost and decorate with my grandkids.

"Photo and recipe provided courtesy of Kraft Food & Family magazine, www.kraftfoods.com. For more information or to sign up for a free subscription, please visit www.kraftfoods.com/magazine."

Ingredients

1 c
breakstone's or knudsen sour cream
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
(2 sticks) butter, softened
1-1/2 c
granulated sugar
2
eggs
2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1 tsp
vanilla
4 c
flour
1-1/2 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MIX sour cream and baking soda; set aside. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs; mix well. Blend in nutmeg, vanilla and sour cream mixture. Gradually add flour, beating well after each addition. Refrigerate 30 min.
2
HEAT oven to 350ºF. Drop tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 min. or just until centers are set and edges are lightly browned. Let stand on baking sheets 3 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely.
3
MIX powdered sugar and milk until well blended; spread onto cookies. Let stand until frosting is firm.
4
kraft kitchens tips:
SPECIAL EXTRATint frosting with food coloring before spreading onto cooled cookies. For added color, immediately sprinkle with colored sugar; let stand until frosting is firm.
5
USE BUTTER IN COOKIE RECIPES :
For best results, do not substitute margarine for the butter in cookie recipes as it will cause the dough to spread excessively on the baking sheet as the cookies bake.
6
HOW TO MEASURE DRY INGREDIENTS PRECISELY :
To get exact level cup measures of dry ingredients, such as sugar, spoon sugar into dry metal or plastic measuring cup, then level by scraping excess sugar from top of cup with a straight-edged knife or metal spatula.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #soft, #Sugar-Cookies

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33 Comments

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Karla Everett Karla59
Oct 13, 2012
Thanks Ladies , I hope you like them they are really good ... Kraft foods such great recipes.
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Stephanie Dodd skeen
Oct 13, 2012
Cmas cookie is right! YUMMMMM!!!
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Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Oct 13, 2012
A wonderful cookie!
THANK YOU KARLA, for posting it.
This will be my Christmas cookie...for friends....
Hugs, Nancy.10/13/12
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Karla Everett Karla59
Oct 13, 2012
Don't feel bad ..I do it too...LOL Thanks but its really not my recipe , the "Photo and recipe was provided courtesy of Kraft Food & Family magazine, www.kraftfoods.com. But I do agree they are very good cookies :D
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Henrie Rozier Henrie
Oct 12, 2012
Oh wow, I'm so sorry Karla, I completely missed that, I looked at my printed out recipe and found it. Must be my new glasses LOL Thanks for pointing it out to me. Have a Blessed evening, can hardly wait to make these, thanks for sharing your recipe here :-)