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Sour Cream Sugar Christmas Cookies
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Sour Cream Sugar Christmas Cookies

Sugar Cookies with sour cream and buttercream frosting
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas, Sugar Cookie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 24 people

Equipment

  • Electric Mixer
  • OVEN
  • Mixing Bowl, serving bowl , spatula

Ingredients

Sour Cream Sugar Cookies

  • 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup sour cream room temperature
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or pure vanilla

Buttercream Frosting

  • ½ cup butter soft
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3-5 Tbsp. milk or cream
  • food coloring

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl whisk together dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, and salt ) set aside .
  • In a separate bowl with an electric mixer cream together on low speed -sour cream and butter add sugar, eggs and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  • Gradually add flour mixture into wet mixture, mixing until well combined. Dough will be sticky.
  • Divide dough into 2 chunks , flatten and wrap in plastic wrap-chill for 1-2 hours (up to 3 days)
  • Pre-heat Oven to 350°
  • Line Baking sheets with parchment paper -
  • Flour your work are and unwrap your dough -starting in center of dough roll out towards edge -repeat until all is even around ¼ inch . Dip cookie cutter in flour and begin cutting- collect left over scraps ball together and reroll.
  • Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes until just starts brown on bottom -do not over cook if you want cookies to be soft
  • Transfer cookies to cooling rack cool completely and frost or decorate

Buttercream Frosting

  • In stand mixer or mixing bowl beat butter on high for 4-5 minutes
  • Turn mixer to low and slowly add powdered sugar and mix until completely mixed
  • Add milk and vanilla and turn mixer to medium for additional 5 minutes if too thick add additional milk
  • Divide frosting into multiple bowls and color desired colors
  • Decorate cookies with frosting , sprinkles