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Southern Sour Cream Cookies

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  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sifted cake flour 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Light sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon

Work the shortening with a spoon until fluffy and creamy.
Gradually add 2/3 c sugar while continuing to work with a spoon until light.
Add the egg, and mix well.
Sift the soda, flour, baking powder, and salt together, and add alternately with the sour cream.
Add the chopped nuts and drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased or oiled cookie sheets.
Press each cookie somewhat flat with bottom of a wet glass dipped in granulated sugar.
Sprinkle tops of cookies with the cinnamon and the 1 tablesp sugar mixed together.
Bake in a moderately hot oven of 400ºF for 10-12 min.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Sour Cream
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3012 Calories from Fat 1493

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 168 g258%

Saturated Fat 32.8 g164.1%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 251.7 mg83.9%

Sodium 1864.3 mg77.7%

Total Carbohydrates 334 g111.4%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.7%

Sugars 149.5 g

Protein 49 g97.2%

Vitamin A 12.5% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 68.6% Iron 117.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Southern Sour Cream Cookies Recipe