Monday, July 4, 2011

Sugar Cookies


1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1.2 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons baking powder
6 cups flour

In a separate bowl add flour, soda, salt and powder, mix together with a whisk and set aside.  Cream butter, sugar and eggs.  Then add sour cream and vanilla. Slowly mix in flour mixture then chill dough for 4 hours or overnight.  Roll out dough on a floured surface, cut out cookies with cookie cutters and bake at 350 for 11 minutes. 

Cream Cheese Frosting:
1 box confectioners sugar
8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla
little bit of milk
food coloring if desired

Mix until spreading consistency.  Keep adding milk, small amounts at a time, to get desired thickness for frosting your cookies.

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