Save on Pinterest

Frosted Sour Cream Cutouts

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
  • Makes
    5-1/2 dozen

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Editor's Note: Edible glitter is available from Wilton Industries. Call 1-800/794-5866 or visit www.wilton.com.
Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Recommended Video

Reviews

Click stars to rate