Sour Cream Cookies

Here’s a family tradition recipe from the Sturbridge Yankee Staff. A real north-east recipe.

Sour Cream Cookies

1 C shortening
1 1/2 C white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 C sour cream
1 3/4 C flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. baking powder
Cinnamon and sugar blend

Heat oven to 360F.
Cream shortening and sugar.
Add eggs, vanilla, and sour cream.
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and soda.
Combine with wet mixture.
Drop by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
Press flat with bottom of wetted glass.
Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.
Bake for 12 minutes.
Do not over bake.

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