Soft, delicious, perfect sugar cookies every time. The use of a Secret Ingredient does the trick! After making these beauties, you will be remembered for these cookies. Be prepared to be asked to make them for future occasions. I got this recipe from a friend of a friend of a friend, I’m not sure where it began!
The Best Sugar Cookies Ever
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
first three ingredients, then secret ingredient
- 1 1/2 C. soft Butter (3 cubes)
- 2 C. white sugar
- 2 eggs
- Secret Ingredient: 1 C. Sour Cream
ADD DRY INGREDIENTS
- 6 1/2 cups flour
- 1 tsp. salt
- 2 tsp. baking soda
Roll out dough about a 1/4 in. thick on lightly flour dusted countertop. Use your favorite cookie cutter dipped in flour for desired shapes. Carefully transfer to cookie sheet with a metal spatula, leaving about an inch of space between cookies, they will grow a bit.
Bake 7-8 minutes. Let cool on pan several minutes, then transfer to cooling racks. Allow to completely cool. Frost and Enjoy!