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5 from 2 votes

Sour Cream Cookies

Delicious, melt in your mouth sour cream cookies.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Chill time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 22 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookie
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 133kcal
Author: Heather


  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk This amount will depend on how thick you like your icing.


  • Whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar. Mix for about 2 minutes.
  • Mix in egg, vanilla extract and sour cream to butter mixture.
  • Slowly add in flour mixture and mix until combined. Cover the dough and chill in the refrigerator for about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Lightly dust surface with flour. Dust rolling pin with flour. Roll out dough to about 1/4 inch thick. Using a circle cut out or different shape, cut out dough and place circles on baking sheet lined with parchment paper or silicone mat.
  • Bake for 7 minutes or until cookie edges just start to turn light brown. Let cookies cool on wire rack.
  • Stir together powdered sugar and milk in a bowl to make the icing. Once cookies have cooled, top cookies with icing.



Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 33mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg