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

  1. Measure the flour after you have sifted it.
    Then, sift flour, soda, spices and salt together.
  2. Cream shortening with sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla.
  3. Add dry ingredients alternately with sour cream in small amounts. End with flour. Mix well.
  4. Drop 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




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