Super Soft Sugar Cookies


A tried and true recipe that has been made hundreds of times! This super soft sugar cookie recipe works great with cookie cutters and bakes up nice and fluffy. Best served with buttercream frosting!

These are the absolute best cookies! They are soft, fluffy and super moist.

Ingredients  - butter   - granulated sugar - at room temp - vanilla extract - lemon or almond extract  

Ingredients  - sour cream -  all-purpose flour - baking soda - baking powder - kosher salt

Buttercream frosting: - butter - powdered sugar - heavy cream - vanilla extract

Instructions 1. In a large bowl, mix together butter and sugar. Beat until creamy. Add in eggs, vanilla, lemon extract and sour cream and mix together until combined.

2. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Slowly add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix just until combined.

3. Split dough in two and place in saran wrap. Refrigerate dough for 1-2 hours.

4. Once dough has chilled, preheat oven to 350°F. Roll out dough on a baker's mat or parchment paper to about 1/4" thick. Add up to another 1/4 cup flour if dough is still sticky. Cut with floured cookie cutter.

5. Bake for 8-9 minutes, until edges are slightly golden. Then allow to cool on pan for 2 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack.

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