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lofthouse soft sugar cookies

Recipe by
Debby DeRousse
Houston, TX

One of my favorite cookies is the big, soft lofthouse cookies. These cookies you see packaged up with bright colored frosting in the grocery store bakeries. So good with a cold glass of milk.

method Bake

Ingredients For lofthouse soft sugar cookies

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened

How To Make lofthouse soft sugar cookies

  • 1
    Preheat your oven to 350°
  • 2
    With your mixer cream together 1/2 cup softened butter with 1 cup sugar and mix for couple of minutes until smooth.
  • 3
    Add in sour cream,eggs and vanilla and mix well.
  • 4
    in a large bowl sift together flour,baking powder,baking soda,and salt.
  • 5
    Slowly add the dry ingredients, into the wet and mix well.
  • 6
    Bake for 12-13 minutes, then immediately remove from oven. The cookies appear to be under baked a bit but this is what you want. Transfer cookies to cooling rack.
  • 7
    To make frosting, beat butter with a mixer about 30 seconds, then add in powdered sugar, one cup at a time,add in vanilla and 1 tablespoon of milk. Use a knife to slather each cookie with frosting. Top with sprinkles.The color of frosting is your choice

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