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Sour Cream Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting (Linsmeyer Family Recipe)

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Serves 4 dozen | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 8-10 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

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.....

Ingredients You'll Need

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


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

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.

Chill (several hours or overnight), Roll, Cut. Bake for 8-10 minutes on ungreased cookie sheets.

Combine cream cheese, butter and vanilla. Mix until well blended. Gradually add powdered sugar. Beat until fluffy. Frost cooled, cut-out cookies.

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