Old-Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies

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This is a drop cookie. I have been making it for over 35 years. It is the first cookie I ever made!!!

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Cream butter to consistency of mayonnaise. Add sugar gradually, while continuing to cream.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add vanilla and beat until light and fluffy.
  • In a separate bowl, mix and sift flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Add dry ingredients alternately with sour cream; beginning and ending with dry ingredients.
  • Drop by teaspoons or tablespoons depending on the size cookie you want. Sprinkle cinnamon-sugar mixture over the tops of the cookies. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.