Sugar Cookies


  • 1/2 cup of softened butter
  • 1 cup plus 2 teaspoons sugar, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
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  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup of raisins


In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until easy to handle.

On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2 1/2 in. round cookie cutter. Place 2 in. apart on lightly greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Place a raisin in the center of each.

Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until set and bottoms are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.


Good tasting.

Source: A friend, Ann

By Raymonde from North Bay, Ontario


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