This sour cream sugar cookies recipe is sure to become a family favorite and one you’ll pass down from generation to generation! It is so soft and moist and the hint of nutmeg is perfect for the holidays.
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 cup sour cream
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 5 1/2 cups flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp nutmeg
Makes 3-5 dozen depending on size & shape of cookie.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In large bowl or stand mixer, combine first 5 ingredients. Beat together until well blended.
Sift remaining ingredients together and gradually add to sugar mixture, mixing well after each addition.
Roll cookies out on well floured surface to approximately 1/4″ thick (or slightly thicker for more moist cookie) and cut into desired shape.
Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
Allow cookies to cool completely before decorating with your favorite icing recipe!
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Mary ann says
Shortening….crisco? Or butter…thanks