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These are truly the Best Ever Sugar Cookies! I won't use any other recipe.

The Best Ever Sugar Cookies Recipe

  • Author: Midwestern Moms
  • Prep Time: 70 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 18 minutes
  • Yield: 60 Cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe ever! It makes a large batch, perfect for the holidays.


  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3 Eggs, well beaten
  • 6 cups of Flour
  • 1 teaspoon of Baking Powder


  1. In a stand mixer, cream sugar and butter.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the baking soda and sour cream.
  3. Add the sour cream mixture to the butter mixture and mix until blended.
  4. Add vanilla and eggs, mix until blended.
  5. Sift the flour and baking powder.
  6. Add the flour little by little and mix until well blended.
  7. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  8. Roll dough out on a floured surface and cut out the cookies.
  9. Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 8 minutes at 375 degrees.
  10. Allow to cool before decorating.

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