Thursday, February 12, 2009

Sugar Cookies and Frosting

Sugar Cookies--

1 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup sugar
Cream together then add:

1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream
Mix then add:

2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
5 cups flour- add 1 cup at a time, mix, then add another cup

Mix together.
Chill in fridge for at least 1 hour.
Roll out on floured surface.
Cut out cookies and bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes.

Buttercream Frosting--

4 cups powdered sugar

1/2 c. margarine
1/2 c. shortening
1 tsp. vanilla

Cream margarine, shortening, and vanilla together until as smooth as possible.
Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time.
Add 1 to 2 Tbls. of milk to thin frosting to desired consistency.
Add food coloring for desired effect.

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