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Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Regular margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Egg 1
  Dairy sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour with baking powder, soda, salt, and nutmeg; set aside.
In large bowl of electric mixer, at medium speed, beat butter, sugar, and egg until light and fluffy.
At low speed, beat in sour cream and vanilla until smooth.
Gradually add flour mixture, beating until well combined.
With rubber scraper, form dough into a ball.
Wrap in waxed paper or foil; refrigerate several hours, or overnight.
Divide dough into 4 parts.
Refrigerate until ready to roll out.
Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375F.
Lightly grease cookie sheets.
On well-floured surface, roll dough, one part at a time, 1/4 inch thick.
With floured, 2-1/2-inch, round or scalloped cookie cutter, cut out cookies.
Using spatula, place, 2 inches apart, on cookie sheets.
Sprinkle tops of cookies with sugar.
Place a raisin or almond in the center of each, if desired.
Reroll trimmings, and cut.
1Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden.
Remove to wire rack; cool.
Store in tightly covered tin.
Makes 4 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3950 Calories from Fat 1897

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 216 g332.2%

Saturated Fat 131.8 g658.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 755.1 mg251.7%

Sodium 2245.2 mg93.6%

Total Carbohydrates 439 g146.4%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56.1%

Sugars 57.2 g

Protein 62 g124.8%

Vitamin A 130.6% Vitamin C 1.8%

Calcium 65.6% Iron 139%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies Recipe