Sour Dough Cookies

Leialoha Garber

By
@islandgirlei

My father loved these cookies. He was the one who found or gave me this recipe so that I could make them for him! RIP Daddy Hal Garber! I loved the idea of using any milk I had in the fridge that had soured so that none of the milk I had would ever go to waste!! I hope you enjoy these!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2 dozen or so
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening
1/4 c
butter
1 1/4 c
brown or white sugar
2
eggs, slightly beaten
2 Tbsp
lemon juice (optional)
1 1/4 c
buttermilk or sour milk
1 tsp
vanilla
2-3 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
3 c
flour

Step-By-Step

1Cream shortening, butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, lemon juice, buttermilk and vanilla.
2Sift together dry ingredients. Mix with creamed mixture.
3Drop from spoon onto a greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with sugar.
4Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar again if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sour, #milk, #drop