Sour cream cookies
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:23:38 AM. Recipe ID 56796. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Sour cream cookies
Categories: Cookies, Desserts
Yield: 4 Servings
1 c Sugar
1/4 c Margarine Or Butter Softened
1/4 c Shortening
1 Large Egg
1 ts Vanilla
2 2/3 c Unbleached All-purpose Flour
1 ts Baking Powder
1/2 ts Baking Soda
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 ts Ground Nutmeg
1/2 c Dairy Sour Cream
Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Mix 1 cup sugar, the margarine,
shortening egg and vanilla. Stir in remaining ingredients except
frosting. Dived dough into 3 equal parts. Roll each part 1/4 inch
thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board. Cut into desired
shapes with 2-inch cookie cutters; pipe with decorators' frosting.
Place about 1-inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until no
indentation remains when touched, 6 to 8 minutes. Makes 4 to 5 dozen.
DECORATORS' FROSTING: Mix 2 cups powdered sugar and 2 to 3
tablespoons water until frosting is of a consistency that can be used
easily in a decorators' tube or envelope cone and yet hold its shape/
To make an envelope cone, place about 1/3 cup frosting in the corner
of an envelope; fold sides toward center. Snip off corner ot make
tip. VARIATIONS: Chocolate Sour Cream Cookies: Mix 1 ounce melted
unsweetened chocolate (cool) into 1 part of the dough. Coconut Sour
Cream Cookies: Mix 1/4 cup cookie coconut into 1 part dough. Hand
Cookies: Use the basic dough or any of the flavored variations. After
rolling, trace around hand with knife or pastry wheel. Cut remaining
dough into desired shapes. Makes About 6 hand cookies and 1 doz
2-inch cookies. Molded Sour Cream Cookies: Shape dough by
tablespoonfuls into balls. Flatten on cookie sheet with greased
bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Orange Sour Cream Cookies: Mix 1 T
grated orange peel into 1 part dough. Peanut Butter Sour Cream
Cookies: Mix 1 T creamy peanut butter into 1 part dough.
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