Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies


  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 cup soft butter or margarine
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  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift flour with baking powder, soda, salt, and nutmeg. Mix butter, sugar, and eggs until light and fluffy. Beat in sour cream and vanilla. Add flour mixture. Form dough into balls. Refrigerate overnight. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Cut cookies and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Sprinkle top of cookies with sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes. Make 4 dozen.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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