sour cream cookies

★★★★★ 1
By Martha Benner
from Portland, OR

Have been making these since in the 50s when I found this recipes in an old church cookbook.

★★★★★ 1
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For sour cream cookies

  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 & 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 & 3/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda

How To Make sour cream cookies

  • 1
    Cream shortening, eggs and sugar until well blended.
  • 2
    Stir in sour cream and vanilla.
  • 3
    Add flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix well.
  • 4
    Chill dough a few hours. Drop by tablespoon onto cookied sheet.
  • 5
    Bake at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. The cookies will be just starting to turn tan. Let them cool a few minutes on the cookie sheet and then put them on racks to finish cooling.
  • 6
    These keep well in a covered container. Will be a soft type cookie.

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