Sour Cream Spice Cookies

1
Melanie B

By
@MelBelle

The American Woman's Cook Book 1946

I added about a cup of raisins to half of the batter. There are delish!!! They baked up nice and soft.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
40 cookies
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
sifted cake flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
ground cloves ( i use 1/4t)
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
1/3 c
shortening
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
eggs well beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2/3 c
sour cream
2 c
raisins (optional)

How to Make Sour Cream Spice Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Measure the flour after you have sifted it.
    Then, sift flour, soda, spices and salt together.
  • 2Cream shortening with sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla.
  • 3Add dry ingredients alternately with sour cream in small amounts. End with flour. Mix well.
  • 4Drop from teaspoon onto greased baking sheets
    and bake in moderate oven (350 F) 12 minutes.

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About Sour Cream Spice Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #oldfashioned