Sour Cream Cookies

Marcia McCance

By
@mmccance

Another recipe from Karen Bennion in the late 70's. Very excellent.

This recipe makes a large batch of cookies. (She may have given it to me "doubled"). But the cookies are excellent. The recipe can be halved but just use two eggs instead of three if halving.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

COOKIES

1 c
butter
2 c
sugar
3
well beaten eggs
1 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
5 c
sifted flour
1 tsp
salt

FROSTING

1/2 stick
butter
1 c
powdered sugar (or to consistency)
pinch
salt
1 or 2 tsp
canned milk (or to consistency)
1 tsp
vanilla

Step-By-Step

1Make cookies, you know how -- those were her instructions LOL
2Cream the butter and sugar, add the three well beaten eggs, then the sour cream and vanilla
3Sift the dry ingredients and add to the wet mixture
4Mix all together and drop by spoonfuls on greased cookie sheet bake 350 for 10-12 min or until done
5After they have cooled, make the frosting and frost
6FROSTING: cream the butter and sugar, adding a tsp of vanilla and one or two tsp canned milk for consistency, don't forget the pinch of salt.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #Cream, #sour