Grandma Lee's Sour Cream Cookies

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Gail Herbest

By
@Gaillee

Another recipe I found while looking through my grandmothers note book. These are cake like and not too sweet. I added cookie icing and sprinkles Because my family would prefer their cookies have "stuff in them or on them".
Very good with a cup of coffee or tea.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
makes about 3 dozen
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
sour cream
1 medium
egg
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla

COOKIE ICING

1/2 c
melted butter
2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
4 tsp
hot water

How to Make Grandma Lee's Sour Cream Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. set aside
  • 2cream brown sugar and shortening,
    add sour cream and the egg and beat until well incorporated.
    add the flour mixture and beat until well blended
  • 3drop by spoonfuls on to cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes, or until light brown in color
  • 4....... The directions were not included in her recipe so I did it the way I normally would. also there was no measurement for the salt or vanilla so put in what my other cookie recipes called for. I do add more vanilla to anything I bake because I love it so I wrote 1 tsp but I used 3 tsp :-) I also gave the cookie sheets a very light spray of non stick spray.
  • 5cookie icing: mix butter, powdered sugar and vanilla together add hot water a Tsp at a time until the right consistency. add a few drops of food coloring if desired. spread over cooled cookies.
    This icing hardens a little and adds a very light crunch,

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About Grandma Lee's Sour Cream Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Collection: Grandma's Table
Other Tag: Quick & Easy