Cinnamon Sour Cream Cookies
"An Italian Cookie Recipe with a twist"
These cinnamon sour cream cookies are a lot like a sugar cookie in texture and flavor.
The big difference is added sour cream and cinnamon. Personally I could use a little more of a sour cream flavor. But I have yet to find the exact ratio to get what I want. So I posted it EXACTLY how I've been making it.
Have you ever had a cook book that just seems to do no wrong? Well this little cook book I found in Wal Mart 20 years ago is that way. Fiddle around with it - see what you get.
This sour cream cookie probably has a few things that can be substituted. See substitutions and FAQs for some ideas.
If this wasn't the type of sour cream cookie recipe you were looking for - see my caramel cookie recipe - it calls for sour cream. Too, scroll below and see the whole list of Italian Cookie Recipes I have on my site.
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Cinnamon Sour Cream Cookies
1/2 cup butter at room temperature
1/2 cup of sugar
2 tablespoons sour cream
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups of flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* Preheat oven to 350 degrees
* Cream butter, sugar, and sour cream in large bowl.
* Beat in egg yolk and then vanilla.
* Add remaining ingredients just until combined.
* Roll dough until 1/4 inch thick. I sandwich between two pieces of wax paper! If needed, chill dough while you clean up. Sometimes chilled dough is easier to work with.
* Cut into desired shape with cookie cutters.
* Place 1 inch apart on UNGREASED cookie sheet. Sprinkle tops with sugar if you wish.
* Bake for 8-10 minutes. JUST UNTIL set and edges are lightly golden.
Recipe found in All The Best Cookies by Joie Warner
Can shortening in place of the butter?
Nope! The butter sour cream combo really flavors the cookie. Even a butter shortening can't capture this.
Can I add nuts?
You *can*, but again - this is about the cinnamon sour cream flavor. Nuts may become too dominant if you add them.
What happens if I leave out the cinnamon?
Nothing. They just taste incredibly boring - like a basic sour cream cookie.
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Memorial Day and Warmer Weather Treats!
It's finally warming up! In my neck of the woods we had SNOW on May 2nd. Now were on to the warm weather sweet treats!
I started celebrating by having a Sangria last night. Sangria is so easy to make - and the trick to making it spectacular is - following the super easy procedure. IF you need a brush up see:
How to Make Sangria
As for Memorial Day Goodies - I bake the LESS sticky stuff if I have to travel. And something that the kids can grab with their fingers as they cruise by the dessert table and run off to their next game. Cookies and brownies work the best for this!
The past month, these are my top five most viewed cookie recipes:
#1 Anisette Cookies
#2 Italian Wedding Cookie Recipe
#3 Pizzelle Recipe
#4 Ricotta Cheese Cookies
#5 Meringue Cookie Recipe
Have a fun filled Memorial Day!
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