Old-Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies

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This is a drop cookie. I have been making it for over 35 years. It is the first cookie I ever made!!!

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Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 6 tablespoons cinnamon sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Cream butter to consistency of mayonnaise. Add sugar gradually, while continuing to cream.

  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and beat until light and fluffy.

  4. In a separate bowl, mix and sift flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.

  5. Add dry ingredients alternately with sour cream; beginning and ending with dry ingredients.

  6. Drop by teaspoons or tablespoons depending on the size cookie you want. Sprinkle cinnamon-sugar mixture over the tops of the cookies. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

238 Calories
9g Fat
37g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 238
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 229mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 51mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.