Grandma Lulu's Sour Cream Cookies Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 25 mins

Grandma Lulu's Sour Cream Cookies

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"These were my favorite cookies as a child. Grandma always had a fresh batch ready and waiting for our visits. Unfortunately, she didn't write the recipe down, but after many yummy iterations, this is as close as I can get. Drizzle cookies with sugar cookie glaze."

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Original recipe makes 48 cookies Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.
  2. Beat shortening and sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Beat 1 egg into the shortening mixture until completely blended. Add the second egg and vanilla to shortening mixture; beat to combine.
  3. Stir flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg together in a bowl; beat into the shortening mixture in small amounts, alternately with the sour cream. Blend water into the dough.
  4. Drop dough by tablespoonful onto prepared baking sheets.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are golden, 6 to 7 minutes. Cool cookies on the baking sheets for 1 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Jul 23, 2014

It's a divine version of old-fashioned tea cakes and so delicious! Thanks, Guinevere and Grandma Lulu.

 
Nov 04, 2014

Someone should have said that you really should use a piping bag for this dough! It was very sticky and the cookies were very big and not cooked all the way through! I finally sniped the end off a baggie and piped them onto the cookie sheets. The taste is good,but not pleased with instructions.would recommend using a piping bag or a baggie with the corner cut off.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 74 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 3.4 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 53 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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