I love sugar cookies. Who doesn’t?!? But I get a little bored of making the traditional sugar cookie with frosting. (And to be honest, I really just don’t enjoy all the rolling and cutting and rolling and cutting…Hey! I like to keep things SIMPLE!!!)
I wanted to make cookies but I yearned to do something different! So I had an idea! What if I combined sugar cookies, with jelly beans! What an Easter treat!
I tried out a new sugar cookie recipe and thought it tasted quite nice! It is definitely a keeper. So here goes:
Sour Cream Sugar Cookies
3 1/4 c flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c butter
1/2 c sour cream
Mix ingredients together.
Put in the fridge for an hour or so.
And this is where I made things easier. Instead of rolling and cutting the sugar cookies, I just took a small portion of dough, rolled it into a ball and then flattened it between my palms until it was about 1/4″ thick. (Of course you could cut these into egg shapes or bunny shapes, but…I strive for simplicity so we just had circular cookies tonight! Still tastes yummy!)
Bake at 375 for approximately 8 minutes.
When the cookies are mostly cool, push several jelly beans in the top of the cookie for extra decoration and yumminess.
Oh, and my daughter also had a TON of fun helping me make these! What a great little sous-chef!