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[Recipe] Sugar Cookies

Prep Time2 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 3 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375F.
  • Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy.
  • Add eggs, beating well after each addition.
  • Mix the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Add dry ingredients alternately with sour cream, mixing until smooth. Blend in vanilla.
  • Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill for a couple of hours or overnight, until ready to roll.
  • Roll out the dough on a floured surface to a 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Cut with a cookie cutter.
  • Bake on a parchment lined cookie sheet for 10 - 12 minutes.
  • Dust the cookies with powdered sugar or decorate with icing, if desired.