#christmascookies, #cookies, #naturalbaking, #sourcreamcookies, #vintagerecipe, Gingerbread Cookies with Fluffy Royal Icing. Hi can you make these but make some flat and put frosten on them. Yield: 4 dozen 2 inch cookies. leavening: To prevent spread during the baking process dissolve the baking soda in the sour cream. Thanks Megan! Slowly mix in sour cream and vanilla. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Tip: The dough is a little sticky, you can refrigerate it for 20-30 min. Unless otherwise credited, all photography by Vintage Baked Modern. Hi Mary, I’m glad the cookie recipe received 5 star reviews! Use a medium cookie scoop and roll in sparkling sanding sugar. Add to sour cream mix. You can roll or sprinkle the tops of the cookies with sprinkles if you want. The buttercream is laced with vanilla and almond flavoring and the cookies themselves have a hint of nutmeg for flavor and sour cream to keep their soft cake-like texture nice and moist. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Add eggs one at a time and mix well. The unique flavor and texture from the sour cream in the recipe is perfectly complemented by the slightly caramel flavor of the brown butter frosting. Share; Tweet; Pin; Have you ever tried Sour Cream Sugar Cookies? Whisk together dry ingredients and add to batter. Want to make someone feel special? Add butter mixture to dry ingredients, alternately with sour cream, mixing until smooth after each addition. These cookies are so pretty Katie. Prep Time 1 hour 20 minutes I prefer an all-natural taste over shortening, which has a waxy texture and lack of flavor. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 15 minutes. You’ll need the usual cookie ingredients: sugar, butter, eggs, soda, and flour. Most I have found to have been changed so much that they taste nothing like the originals, that I remember my nana making so many years ago! These sugar cookies are wonderful to have on hand. I don’t make drop cookies often enough! Happy Holidays, Katie & Holly! This is the cookbook that I grew up baking out of. An easy, old fashioned Christmas cookie. This recipe is loaded with sour cream which she had readily available raising cows on her farm in West Virginia. I use Nordic Ware aluminum 18×13 half-sheet pans lined with parchment paper. Cream sugar and lard. We offer 430+ of our favorite recipes & we are adding more each week! Secondly, these old-fashioned sugar cookies freeze extremely well. 1/2 C butter, softened; 1 C sugar; 1 egg; 1 tsp vanilla extract; 1/2 C light sour cream; 2 2/3 C all-purpose flour ; 1 tsp baking powder; 1/2 tsp baking soda; 1/2 tsp salt; 1/4 tsp nutmeg; additional sugar for sprinkling; Directions. In a large bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Cut with cookie cutter. My son(age 38) is a die-hard sugar cookie monster.. Ihate rolling out the dough, but with this you drop them on parchment paper after putting in refrig…I frosted with a canned frosting and got 5 star reviews. With an electric mixer cream butter, sugar, and egg together. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. These old fashioned sour cream sugar cookies are so soft and have the perfect amount of sweetness. Happy Holidays to you too!! Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Many newer sour cream cookies actually call for 1 c. of butter, however using that ratio of butter to flour causes too much spread. Measure flour by dip-level-pour method. Mix shortening, margarine, 1 cup sugar, the egg and vanilla. Bake 10-12 min. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Reduce mixer speed to low and beat in sour cream and vanilla, about 30 seconds. !COOKIES AND BARS FROM AROUND THE WORLD!! I have to admit though, this recipe isn’t my own. Combine baking soda and sour cream. How to make perfect sugar cookies: Chill the dough! This is one of my family’s favorite cookie recipes passed down from my Great-Grandmother Effie. https://fabulesslyfrugal.com/recipes/sour-cream-sugar-cookies Add sour cream and eggs. Divide dough into 3 equal parts. They are soo good I always have to make a double batch! Cream butter and sugar. It comes from my most favorite cookie cookbook… the 1963 Betty Crocker Cook Book! Old Fashioned Sour Cream Sugar Cookies. For the Love of Food!! I’m now sharing with you vintage recipes, preserving traditions passed down through generations of my family, with modern techniques and ingredients that capture old-fashioned taste. Add baking soda, baking powder and flour and beat on low until combined -- dough will be soft, … Add the eggs, one at a time, until each is incorporated into the batter. I’ve modified this recipe into a delicious soft, tender cookie to bake up year round. Old Fashioned Sour Cream Drop Sugar Cookies. With an electric mixer cream butter, sugar, and egg together. Using a stand mixer or a large bowl and electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar on high until blended. Combine 3 1/2 cups of flour in a large bowl with the baking soda, baking powder, and salt. These were my favorite cookies that my mom made when I was a child, and for some reason they fell off the cookie … Heat the oven to 350 degrees. I cannot wait to try some of your other cookie recipes!! Old Fashioned Cookies are my favorite to make because they remind me of my grandmas recipes. The copy I have is so worn with splatters of cookie dough and chocolate… it’s fun to think back on all the amazing memories it has brought me. These old-fashioned sour cream cookies are straight from a scrap of paper in my my great grandmothers old recipe box. Beat in egg and vanilla. Apryl Niksch Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together, set aside. Hope you had a great holiday. Learn More ->, « Cinnamon & Sugar Pie Crust Cookie Strips, Double Chocolate Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. Chilling the scooped dough for 10 minutes is one additional step to ensure less spread. Hi Lori, I hope you like the recipe. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Aluminum is best for distributing and reflecting even heat during the baking process. Sprinkle cookies with mixture of equal parts sugar and cinnamon. They are made with sour cream, both in the cookie and in the frosting. We did red & green for Christmas. I personally have never kept them longer three months, however, I can tell you they do keep well for at least that long. Old Fashioned Sour Cream Drop Cookies with Brown Butter Frosting are a unique and delicious sugar cookie. frosting: I like to keep these classic by simply rolling them in holiday themed colored sanding sugar. if you want it to be easier to work with. sour cream: Be sure to use real, all-natural sour cream in this cookie since it is the star ingredient here. Today, I turned my convection oven to 375 and mixed up this batch of sour cream cookies. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets or line with non stick baking mats. My sister & I celebrated Christmas early this year so we did our Christmas cookie baking last week. You can easily make these to match any holiday by rolling in colored sugar or frost with colored buttercream. Other brands and some labeled as “light” tend to have additives or they may be watered down with milk. Mrs. Allen's cookies recipe is about 100+ years old. Stir in remaining ingredients except sugar. Add vanilla and beat until light and fluffy. fat: I modified by using real butter instead of shortening. Learn how your comment data is processed. In 2-3 increments, incorporate the flour mixture into the sour cream mixture, 1-1 1/2 minutes. Sift with flour, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt. Drop dough on baking sheet and chill in fridge for 5 minutes. I know, I know, waiting is hard – but trust me, chilling your sugar cookie dough will make it so much easier to roll out and cut using cookie … They're great for Christmas baking and you can frost them or add sprinkles. Some other options would be to frost with a rich buttercream or drizzle with a citrus confectioners sugar glaze. Ingredients. I’ve also added an extra 1/4 c. butter to the original recipe. baking sheet: Always use light-colored, aluminum cookie sheet. Preheat oven to 425. Taking this step will also ensure a light, cake-like, soft crumb. Mix in the vanilla. 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