Monday, February 11, 2013

Soft Sugar Cookies w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

Soft Sugar Cookies w/ Cream Cheese Frosting

So these sugar cookies are seriously so yummy and chew and delicious.  I love soft sugar cookies with some yummy cream cheese frosting and these are pretty easy to make as well. Since Valentines is coming up I decided to make some heart shaped cookies. So here we go!

Ingredients:

Sugar Cookies

2 c Sugar
2 c Butter Softened
3 Eggs
1 tsp vanilla 
1 c Sour Cream
6 c Flour
2 tsp Baking Soda
2 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp salt

Directions:

1.  In electric mixer cream the sugar and butter together till smooth.
2.  Add eggs, vanilla & sour cream till well combined.
3.  Slowly add the flour, baking soda, baking powder & salt.
4.  In 2 batches place in pastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hrs for best results.
5.  Once chilled, roll dough onto floured surface and cut into desired shapes.
6.  Bake at 350 degrees for 9 - 11 minutes depending on how thick you cut your cookies.
7.  Remove and let cool then frost and decorate!


Ingredients:

Cream Cheese Frosting

8oz cream cheese, softened
1 c butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
1 bag powdered sugar
1 tbls milk

Directions:

1.  Cream butter and cream cheese together & add vanilla bean paste.
2.  Slowly add powdered sugar
3.  Slowly add milk to desired consistency.