Painted Sour-Cream Sugar Cookies

48
Servings
40m
Prep Time
7m
Cook Time
47m
Ready In

Recipe: #32704

June 23, 2019



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Original recipe yields 48 servings
OK
  • Icing

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (32.4 g)
  • Calories 109.2
  • Total Fat - 2.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 24.8 mg
  • Sodium - 43.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 15.7 g
  • Protein - 1.4 g
  • Calcium - 16.1 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally.

Step 3

Beat in sour cream, egg, vanilla, and lemon peel until combined.

Step 4

Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour.

Step 5

Divide dough in half. Cover and chill dough for 1 to 2 hours or until easy to handle.

Step 6

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Step 7

On a well-floured surface roll half of the dough at a time until 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.

Step 8

Using desired cookie cutters, cut out dough.

Step 9

Place cutouts 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Step 10

Bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are firm and bottoms are very light brown.

Step 11

Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool.

Step 12

For frosting, combine all icing ingredients in a bowl and beat till smooth. Tint as desired

Step 13

Spread tops of cooled cookies with Icing.

Step 14

Allow icing to dry completely.

Step 15

Using a small paintbrush, paint designs on each cookie with food coloring.

Tips & Variations


  • Food coloring
  • Paint brushes

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