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Farmhouse Cookies

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Serves 2 to 3 dozen | Prep Time about 15 minutes | Cook Time 15 to 18 minutes


1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp vanilla
4 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
4 tsp baking powder
Optional: 3/4 cups chopped nuts & 1/2 cup raisins

Blend together the butter and sugar in a large bowl

Add the eggs, one at a time

Beat in the sour cream and vanilla

Set aside

Combine the flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a separate bowl

Blend thoroughly

Gradually add the flour mixture into the butter mixture

Mix well

The dough should be fairly thick

Roll out on a floured surface

Using a large cookie cutter, cut out the cookies

Arrange the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet

Sprinkle with the nuts and raisins, if desired.

Bake at 350 F for 15 to 18 minutes

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