Sour Cream Cookies

Marcia McCance


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.


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  • 1 c
  • 2 c
  • 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

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

How to Make Sour Cream Cookies


  1. Make cookies, you know how -- those were her instructions LOL
  2. Cream the butter and sugar, add the three well beaten eggs, then the sour cream and vanilla
  3. Sift the dry ingredients and add to the wet mixture
  4. Mix all together and drop by spoonfuls on greased cookie sheet bake 350 for 10-12 min or until done
  5. After they have cooled, make the frosting and frost
  6. FROSTING: 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.

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About Sour Cream Cookies

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

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