Frosted Lofthouse-Style Sugar Cookies

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Frosted Lofthouse-Style Sugar Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 60
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 142.0
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.6 mg
  • Sodium: 78.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g

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Introduction

Just like grandma used to make! These sugar cookies are light and fluffy. The secret is sour cream! Just like grandma used to make! These sugar cookies are light and fluffy. The secret is sour cream!
Number of Servings: 60

Ingredients

    6 cups flour
    1 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp baking soda
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 cup butter, softened
    2 cups sugar
    3 eggs
    1 tsp. vanilla extract
    1 1/2 cups non-fat sour cream

    1 canister vanilla frosting (or homemade)
    sprinkles for decoration

Tips

Bake cookies for 7 minutes if you want a very light, soft cookie and longer for a crisper-edged cookie.


Directions

Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a separate bowl, blend together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in eggs, vanilla, and sour cream and stir until combined. Add in the flour mixture and stir until everything comes together in a stiff dough. Divide dough in two and wrap each portion in plastic wrap; chill for at least 3 hours. On a floured surface, roll out each half of the dough to about 1/4-1/8 in thick. Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes and place on an ungreased baking sheet; repeat with remaining dough. Bake the cookies at 425 degrees F. for 7-11 minutes, until the cookies are set. Remove cookies from pan to cooling racks to cool completely.

Frost and decorate as desired.
Serving Size: 60 cut-out cookies

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  • Very Good
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    These are delicious to bring to someone else's house for a party! Being diabetic, I need to use my calories a bit more wisely, it's just too easy to rack up the carbs and calories on this one! :-( - 3/10/14

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I have a very similar recipe and use I Can't Believe It's Not Butter and a sugar substitute. They are delicious. - 3/10/14

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  • Bad
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I stopped baking all together... It makes me break out into fat! - 3/17/16

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  • Bad
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    You can only have one if you are being careful, big deal! - 3/17/16

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I looked at the original recipe and it has better "numbers" than the modified recipe. - 3/17/16

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    terrible idea for people trying to loose weight - 3/14/16

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