Camille gave me this recipe after I was first married. She combined Mom’s sugar cookie recipe with her in-laws recipe and came up with this! It is so good and they are my favorite because they are so soft and aren’t dry at all!
Related recipe: Looking for another delicious sugar cookie recipe? Try our Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars.
Delicious Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe
These soft sugar cookies are great for any holiday. Use cookie cutters for any shape and frost when cooled.
- ¼ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 4 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup butter
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ½ cup shortening
- ¼ cup sour cream
- 1 ¼ cups sugar
- 2 eggs
- Heat oven to 375 degrees. Soften butter, shortening and sour cream then mix well.
- Add eggs, sugar and mix well. Add baking powder, baking soda, salt, vanilla and milk and mix well.
- Add flour and mix again. Roll our dough to about ¼ inch thick. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheet. Bake for 6-8 minutes.
- If the cookies turn a golden color that is too long!!! Check them at 6 minutes and go from there!
Calories: 200 kcal · Carbohydrates: 27 g · Protein: 3 g · Fat: 9 g · Saturated Fat: 4 g · Trans Fat: 1 g · Cholesterol: 25 mg · Sodium: 154 mg · Potassium: 36 mg · Fiber: 1 g · Sugar: 11 g · Vitamin A: 157 IU · Vitamin C: 1 mg · Calcium: 22 mg · Iron: 1 mg
- Mixing Bowl