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Soft Cakey Sugar Cookies

A lot like the "lofthouse" brand sugar cookies. The cookie is not too sweet, so the frosting can be. You can use any recipe you like for the frosting, or canned if you must.

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1hr 32mins
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  • Cream butter and sugars. Add eggs one at a time, sour cream, and vanilla. Mix until fluffy.
  • In a separate bowl, sift or whisk 5 cups flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda and mace.
  • Mix dry ingredients into creamed ingredients 1/3 at a time. Divide into 2 or 3 discs or rolls. Cover each in plastic wrap. Chill for at least one hour.
  • Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into 2-3 inch circles or desired shapes.
  • Bake at 300 degrees F for 8-12 minutes, until just beginning to brown on the bottom. Cool on pan for 5 minutes, transfer to cooling rack for 10-15 more minutes, until completely cooled.
  • Frost with buttercream frosting, and decorate with sprinkles. Allow frosting to set before storing in an air-tight container.
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"A lot like the "lofthouse" brand sugar cookies. The cookie is not too sweet, so the frosting can be. You can use any recipe you like for the frosting, or canned if you must."
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  1. phyllis.howard42179
    Where is the sixth cup of flour? for rolling out dough?
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  2. mary134e
    A lot like the "lofthouse" brand sugar cookies. The cookie is not too sweet, so the frosting can be. You can use any recipe you like for the frosting, or canned if you must.
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