Soft Valentine Cutouts
—Mrs. Helen Giroux, Hampton, New York
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.
Makesabout 2 dozen
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Red colored sugar
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the egg, sour cream and extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until easy to handle.
- On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 234 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 165mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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Originally published as Sour Cream Cookies in Reminisce Extra February 2006