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Sugar Cookies

Prep time 45 mins
Cook time 4 hrs, 15 mins
Yield 48 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Daisy Brand Sour Cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 5 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 128
  • fat 5 g
  • cholesterol 11 mg
  • fiber 0 g
  • sodium 18 mg
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 18 g

How to Make It

  1. Cream the sugar and shortening together in a mixing bowl. Add the eggs, sour cream, and vanilla. Mix thoroughly. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until well blended. Chill the dough for a minimum of 4 hours or overnight.

  2. Preheat the oven to 375°.

  3. Roll out the dough to 1/4-inch thickness on a floured surface or between layers or parchment paper and cut with cookie cutters. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 8-10 minutes at 375°. Allow cookies to cool completely before frosting and decorating.