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Sour Cream Cookies, Rolled



Christmas Cookies

D. Rattray
Decorate these sour cream cut-out cookies with icing, colored sugar, or ground spices. Scroll down to see more Christmas cookie recipes.

Prep Time: 8 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 23 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 to 4 cups flour
  • dash nutmeg or cinnamon, optional
  • colored sugar, optional
  • icing, if desired


In a bowl, combine baking powder with flour; set aside. Mix baking soda with sour cream and set aside. Cream shortening with sugar; add eggs and beat until fluffy. Add flour mixture and sour cream mixture, alternating, in about 3 additions. Chill, roll out about 1/8 to 1/4-inch thick on floured surface, and cut into shapes.

Bake at 350° for 10 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar or spices before baking, or frost when cooled.

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