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Frosted Sour Cream Cutouts Recipe

Frosted Sour Cream Cutouts Recipe

These are the perfect cookies to leave for Santa with a glass of milk. The sour cream gives them different flavor that your family will enjoy.—Stephanie McKinnon, West Valley City, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:33 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/4 cup cold milk
  • 3 tablespoons instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Food coloring, optional
  • Edible glitter

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg, sour cream and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and chill for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • 2. On a work surface that has been sprinkled heavily with confectioners' sugar, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately remove to wire racks to cool.
  • 3. For frosting, combine milk and pudding mix until smooth; set aside. In a large bowl, cream butter. Beat in pudding mixture. Gradually add confectioners' sugar, vanilla and food coloring if desired; beat on high speed until light and fluffy. Frost cookies and decorate with edible glitter. Yield: 5-1/2 dozen.