1 cup (227 g) salted butter, softened

2 cups (424 g) granulated sugar

2 large eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

5 ½ cups (781 g) all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon ground nutmeg, optional

½ teaspoon salt

1 cup (227 g) sour cream

1 ½ teaspoons baking soda



In a large bowl with a handheld electric mixer (or in an electric stand mixer), cream together the butter and sugar for a minute or so. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until well-combined.

Add the flour, baking powder, nutmeg (if using) and salt. Mix until combined; the mixture will be in little pieces.

In a separate bowl, stir together the sour cream and baking soda. The sour cream may foam a bit – that’s totally normal.

Add the sour cream mixture to the cookie dough and mix until combined. Don’t overmix – just until it is smooth and looks like sugar cookie dough.

Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Roll the dough on a lightly floured counter to about 1/4-inch thick and cut into desired shapes, using additional flour on the counter or rolling pin as needed. Place the cutout cookies on a parchment or silpat lined baking sheet a couple inches apart and bake for 9-11 minutes, depending on the size and thickness of the cookies. Don’t overbake. They’ll be puffed up a bit and should be lightly browned (or not browned at all) on the bottoms; they’ll be softer if there’s no browning on the sides and top.

Let the cookies rest a minute or so on the baking sheet before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.



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