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Sugar Cookie Recipe

This easy Sour Cream Sugar Cookie Recipe has the perfect balance of sweetness with the added tang of lemon. Perfect topped with a cream cheese frosting or dipped in chocolate! Freezer friendly and perfect for the holidays! 

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment and set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  3. Cream the butter, shortening, and sugar until light. Stir in the egg, extract, sour cream, and dry ingredients.
  4. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll 1/4 inch thick. Cut using your desired shape. Place on the baking tray and cook for ten minutes or until the edges are just lightly browning.