Passed on to three generations of moms, these cookies are a holiday favorite.
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4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened
1/2 cup sour cream
2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon lemon flavoring
Decorator sugars, if desired
Decorator frostings, if desired
Combine 2 cups flour and all remaining ingredients except decorator sugars and frosting in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in remaining 2 cups flour.
Divide dough into 4 equal portions; wrap each in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until firm.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Roll out dough on well floured surface, one portion at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2-inch cookie cutters into desired shapes. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets; sprinkle with decorator sugars, if desired. Bake 8-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Decorate with frostings, if desired.
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This is my favorite Christmas cookie recipe. It is totally scrumptious!!
Delicious flavor and works up very nicely for rolled cookies. I like the punch of sour cream, nutmeg and lemon, it's fantastic!