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Classic Crisp Sugar Cookies

 Classic Crisp Sugar Cookies
Bring back fond memories of baking with mom by whipping up a batch of these classic treats. Simple, yet satisfying, they're a surefire way to create your own memorable baking moments.
72 ServingsPrep: 20 min.+ chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling


  • 1-1/2 cups Domino® or C&H® Pure Cane Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Domino® or C&H® Pure Cane Powdered Sugar
  • Additional Domino® or C&H® Pure Cane Granulated Sugar


  • In a large bowl, cream sugar, butter and shortening until light and
  • fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat in sour cream and vanilla.
  • Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed
  • mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes
  • or until the dough is easy to handle.
  • On a powdered sugar-covered surface, roll out dough to 1/8 in.
  • thickness. Cut with floured 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters. Place 1 in.
  • apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  • Bake at 350° for 7-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 6 dozen.