Super Soft Sugar Cookies

Shauna evans


I was on a sugar cookie with pink frosting quest. I tried dozens of recipes claiming to be the best and after trial and error and process of elimination, I discovered the best recipe for sugar cookies with pink frosting. They are fancy, fun, and hip. Sugar cookies with pink frosting never go out of style!


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  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    real vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/3 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/8 c
  • 4
    food coloring drops

How to Make Super Soft Sugar Cookies


  1. Cream together 1 cup butter, 1 cup granulated sugar, eggs, and vanilla.
  2. In separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add flour mixture to butter mixture. Stir to blend.
  3. Add sour cream and mix. Refrigerate 1 hour before rolling out dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a floured surface. Cut into shapes.
  4. Bake in 375 degree oven for 9 minutes. When cool, frost with butter cream frosting. Frosting directions below.
  5. Frosting: Cream together 4 cups powdered sugar, 1/3 cup butter, cream, and food coloring.

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About Super Soft Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids

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