Mom's Southern Cream Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

These are a light, fluffy sugar cookie that have been a favorite of mine for years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and 2 cups sugar.
  2. Add eggs, vanilla, sour cream, lemon juice and lemon extract.
  3. Mix well.
  4. In separate bowl, mix flour with baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  5. Add to creamed mixture.
  6. Drop from spoon onto greased cookie sheet.
  7. Grease bottom of small glass, dip into sugar and gently press cookie flat.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
Most Helpful

this recipe is AMAZING. fluffy sugar cookies with a perfect, subtle lemon-y taste.. really good with some whipped frosting on top. definitely going into the permanent recipe book.

s. anne November 28, 2006