Sour Cream Cookies, Rolled

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  • Total: 23 mins
  • Prep: 8 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 60 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
59 Calories
3g Fat
8g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 60 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 59
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g
Calcium 13mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Decorate these sour cream cut-out cookies with icing, colored sugar, or ground spices. Scroll down to see more Christmas cookie recipes.


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups flour
  • Optional: dash nutmeg or cinnamon
  • Optional: 1/2 cup colored sugar
  • Optional: 1/2 cup icing

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 350 F.

  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or grease lightly.

  3. In a bowl, combine baking powder with flour; set aside.

  4. In a bowl or cup, mix the baking soda with sour cream and set aside.

  5. Cream the shortening with sugar until light; add eggs and beat until fluffy.

  6. Add the flour mixture and sour cream mixture, alternating, in about 3 additions.

  7. Chill for at least an hour.

  8. Roll the cookie dough out to about 1/8 to 1/4-inch thick on a floured surface and cut into shapes.

  9. Arrange the cookies on the prepared baking sheets. If desired, sprinkle with colored sugars or spices.

  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes.

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