Lemon Sour Cream Stars

Lemon Sour Cream Stars
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Passed on through three generations, these lemon cut-out cookies are a favorite for any holiday.
60 min
Prep Time
3:40
Total Time
36 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/4 cup
sour cream
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
2 teaspoons
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
baking soda
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1 teaspoon
lemon extract

Drizzle

1/2 cup
real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon
shortening

Directions

  1. Combine 1 cup flour and all remaining cookie ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in remaining 1 cup flour.
  2. Divide dough in half. Shape each into a ball; flatten slightly. Wrap each in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
  3. Heat oven to 350°F.
  4. Roll out dough on well floured surface, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2 to 3-inch star cookie cutters into desired shapes. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets; sprinkle with decorator sugars. Bake 8-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely. Place onto waxed paper. Repeat with remaining dough.
  5. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in saucepan, over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted. Drizzle over cookies.
  6. Variation:
  7. Sour Cream Cut-Outs: Omit lemon extract; increase vanilla to 1 teaspoon. Cut out dough with assorted cookie cutters into desired shapes. Bake as directed above. Frost and decorate as desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
70
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
9g
Protein
1g
Fat
3g
Sodium
60mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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