Soft Sour Cream Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by TristaD

Grandma's "secret" recipe for all to enjoy. Idea for holiday baking.

Top Review by Kellie M.

Tried this recipe and loved it!! Best recipe by far! And the nutmeg gave them that extra flavor that brought it up a notch! Yummmmmm!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and the sugar together.
  2. Add the sour cream.
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and nutmeg together. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture, mixing gently until you have a soft dough.
  5. Chill for about 1 hour.
  6. Roll out on a lightly floured board. These cookies rise a lot, so keep that in mind when rolling out the dough.
  7. Cut out shapes and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Preheat the oven to 350°F Bake for 9-10 minutes. The cookies should not brown and will firm up after cooling.
  8. Decorate with your favorite frosting, glace, or colored sugar.

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