Monday, December 3, 2007

Soft Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

From the Kitchen of: Irene Smart

1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp vanilla
½ tsp soda
4 tsp baking powder
4 ½ cups flour
1 tsp salt

Cream butter and sugar then add eggs and vanilla. Mix in 1 cup of flour along with soda, baking powder and salt. Add rest of flour and roll into a ball. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Roll out a little dough at a time and cut into shapes. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. For thicker cookies bake a little longer. Cool and then frost. For frosting: combine melted butter, powdered sugar, canned milk and food coloring mixed to your desired consistency.

cream cheese frosting.

1 8 oz package cream cheese
1/4 c butter
2 t milk
1 t vanilla
4 c powdered sugar

Let butter and cream cheese come to room temperature. Beat cream cheese, butter, milk & vanilla on low. Add powdered sugar on low slowly until smooth.

1 comment:

Kathy said...

The sugar cookies are the best i've ever tried. MINDY gave us the cream cheese frosting recipe! I didn't think these cookies could get any better! But, oh yes! the frosting makes the difference!
YUM! (this is always the thing I make when finishing a round of "no sugar" ha!)

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