Old-Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies

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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Ingredients

servings 238 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 238 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.3g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 229 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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

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  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.

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Most helpful positive review

It is a very good cookie to cut out and quick to bake. but i did find out something you kneed to sift the flour then measure it my dough was stick and i didn't have enough flour in the mixture. ...

Most helpful critical review

I have made this cookie twice now. Both times it has come out like a cake instead of a cookie. I followed the recipe very closely. I don't think it tastes like a sugar cookie at all. The dough w...

It is a very good cookie to cut out and quick to bake. but i did find out something you kneed to sift the flour then measure it my dough was stick and i didn't have enough flour in the mixture. ...

Wonderful recipe! My grandma made a similar recipe with buttermilk. This one is much more moist and tender. I used a cookie scoop so they took less time to cook. Around 6 minutes. Also just...

This is one of the first cookies I made when I started baking as a young girl. It has been a tradition for Christmas every year. I have now passed it on to my daughter. I add a tsp of Nutmeg for...

So happy to have found this recipe! My mom used to make these for me when I was a kid. We called them Sour Cream Softies. The recipe appeared back in 1970 in an issue of Family Circle. The c...

This was very good. Not a crispy or chewy sugar cookie. It was dense and soft- exactly what the title states. I substituted 1 CUP plain yogurt for the sourcream and the recipe turned out fine...

Really great Taste.... I used frosting instead of the cin.and sugar. loved the Cookies...they get really puffy but still good!!!

I have made this cookie twice now. Both times it has come out like a cake instead of a cookie. I followed the recipe very closely. I don't think it tastes like a sugar cookie at all. The dough w...

This is a great pancake recipe, but I was looking for a sugar cookie recipe. Oh well. Back to the drawing board.

These are very cakey cookies. I added 1/2 t of almond extract and 1/2 t of vanilla and I'm glad I did because they would've been bland without it. I was looking for a cookie recipe to use up s...