Sour Dough Cookies

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Leialoha Garber

By
@islandgirlei

My father loved these cookies. He was the one who found or gave me this recipe so that I could make them for him! RIP Daddy Hal Garber! I loved the idea of using any milk I had in the fridge that had soured so that none of the milk I had would ever go to waste!! I hope you enjoy these!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2 dozen or so
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 3/4 c
    shortening
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1 1/4 c
    brown or white sugar
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice (optional)
  • 1 1/4 c
    buttermilk or sour milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2-3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3 c
    flour

How to Make Sour Dough Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream shortening, butter and sugar. Beat in eggs, lemon juice, buttermilk and vanilla.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients. Mix with creamed mixture.
  3. Drop from spoon onto a greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with sugar.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar again if desired.

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About Sour Dough Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sour, #milk, #drop




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