These cookies are great when
made and decorated in holiday styles.
1/2 cup (125 mL) butter or margarine,
2-1/2 cups (625 mL)
1 cup (250 mL) granulated
1/2 cup (125 mL) sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/8 tsp. salt
2 tsp. grated lemon rind
icing and spread on each cookie. Decorate with small candies, sprinkles
or other goodies. Cookies can be decorated in many
styles, just use your imagination.
- In a bowl beat butter or margarine until
half the flour and beat well.
all other ingredients except flour and mix well.
remaining flour into mixture and beat until well mixed.
dough into a ball, flatten to a 5 inch round, and wrap in plastic.
for at least 45 minutes or overnight.
dough has chilled, lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
oven to 375º F (190º C).
dough round in half.
2 pieces of waxed paper the same size as baking sheets.
flour waxed paper and place one sheet on table or counter, floured
one half of dough in center and top with other waxed paper, floured
out dough between paper to 1/8 inch (3 mm) thickness and remove top
piece of sheet from dough.
shaped cookie cutter, cut out as many cookies as possible, leaving
1/2 inch between each shape, and remove all trimmings.
waxed paper with cookies onto greased baking sheet and peel off
with remaining half of cookie dough to fill second baking sheet.
all trimmings together and reroll between floured waxed paper and
cut out cookies.
cookies 8 to 10 minutes or until just lightly browned.
cookies for about 5 minutes on baking sheets and remove to wire racks
Makes about 60 cookies.