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"These soft drop sugar cookies have been my favorite since I was a child"

Serves about 30 cookies | Prep Time 1 hour | Cook Time 10-12 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

This was always my favorite cookie that my mother made when I was growing up.

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups sifted flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup sour cream
cinnamon sugar mix


Preheat oven to 400F
Cream butter

Add sugar gradually

Add eggs one at a time beating well after each addition

Add vanilla

Beat until light and fluffy

In a separate bowl, mix flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda

Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture alternately with sour cream beginning and ending with the dry ingredients.

Drop by heaping tsp on a well greased cookie sheet, well apart. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture

Bake in hot oven 400F 10-12 minutes

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