Weight Watchers Sour Cream Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by senseicheryl

I found this recipe in the September/October 2007 issue of Weight Watchers magazine. 2 cookies = 3 points (without the colored sugar)

Top Review by KadesMom

We really didn't like the consistency of these. They burned right away in the oven on the bottoms (within a few minutes) so I turned the oven down and moved the tray up to an upper rack. Just out of the oven they were good, but after a day or so they were pretty dry. Thanks anyways though. :(

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. Beat the sugar and butter until light and fluffy using an electric mixer on high speed.
  3. Beat in the egg white and the vanilla.
  4. Slowly add the flour mixture and the sour cream alternately and beat until just blended.
  5. Shape into a disk, wrap and refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Spray 2 large baking sheets with nonstick spray.
  8. Set a large rack over a sheet of wax paper.
  9. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough to a thickness of 1/4 inch.
  10. Using a 2 1/2 inch leaf-shaped cookie cutter, cut out the cookies rerolling the scraps to make a total of 28 cookies.
  11. With a spatula, place the cookies 1/2 inch apart on the baking sheets.
  12. Bake until the cookies are lightly browned at the edges, 12-15 minutes.
  13. Transfer the cookies to the rack and cool completely.
  14. To make the frosting, combine all the ingredients except the colored sugar (if using) in a bowl.
  15. Use a spoon to drizzle the frosting over the cookies and sprinkle with colored sugar.
  16. Let stand until the frosting is set, about 20 minutes.

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