Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Lofthouse Copycat Sugar Cookies

1 cup margarine, at room temp
1 3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs, at room temp
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup sour cream
1/2 tsp lemon or almond extract
5 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

1.In a large bowl mix together margarine 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 3-4 hours.
4.Once dough has been chilled roll out dough on a bakers mat or parchment paper. Add another 1/4 - 1/2 cup flour if dough is still sticky. Cut with floured cookie cutter.

5.Bake at 350 degrees for 8-9 minutes
We also made some giant sugar cookies for some thank you gifts

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