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LeAnn Grogg

Sugar Cookies


  • 1 cup sour cream 
  • 2 cups sugar 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 1 cup butter, margarine, or shortening 
  • 1 tsp baking soda 
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla 
  • 1 tsp lemon extract 
  • 6 cups flour, sifted 


Cream together the sour cream, eggs, shortening and sugar with an electric mixer; add vanilla and lemon. Mix in flour to make stiff enough to roll out. 

Roll out about 1/8-inch thick and cut with cookie cutters. Decorate cookies with sugar before baking. Bake at 400°F for 8-12 minutes. 

This recipe dates back to the 1800s