Sour Cream Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting (Linsmeyer Family Recipe)
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 8-10 minutes
  • Servings: 4 dozen
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • 2c. Sugar
  • 1c. Softened Butter
  • 1c. Sour Cream
  • 1tsp. Baking Soda
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 1/2c. Flour
  • 1/2tsp. Salt
  • 2tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1tsp. Vanilla
  • Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 1 8oz. Softened Cream Cheese
  • 1/2c. Softened Butter
  • 1tsp. Vanilla
  • 4c. Powdered Sugar
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Dissolve baking soda in sour cream. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Add sour cream/soda mixture. Mix well. Sift together 2 1/2 cups flour and the remaining dry ingredients. Stir into batter. Stir in remaining 2c. flour.
  3. Chill (several hours or overnight), Roll, Cut. Bake for 8-10 minutes on ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Combine cream cheese, butter and vanilla. Mix until well blended. Gradually add powdered sugar. Beat until fluffy. Frost cooled, cut-out cookies.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
My good friend, Julie, asked me for a good oatmeal raisin cookie recipe and I happily obliged. She repaid me with her family's Cut-Out cookie recipe. It was a good trade.....