Sour Cream Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Gay Lea Salted Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 cup Gay Lea Gold Premium Sour Cream
  • 4 1/2 cups Flour
For the icing
  • 1/2 cup Gay Lea Salted Butter
  • 8 ounce container of Cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • Food Colouring Optional
Instructions
  1. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix in egg yolks, vanilla and sour cream.
  3. Mix in dry ingredients in small additions at a time until well combined.
  4. Cover dough and refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until firm.
  5. Preheat Oven to 350°F.
  6. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to about 1/4 inch thick.
  7. Cut out with cookie cutters of your choice and transfer to ungreased baking sheets.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
  9. Cool on wire rack until ready to ice.
  10. Sour Cream Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing
For the icing
  1. Whisk butter, cream cheese, and vanilla together.
  2. Mix in powdered sugar gradually, until well blended to the desired consistency.
  3. Add a few drops of food colouring at a time until you reach your desired colour.
  4. Ice cookies by following the outline first and then colouring in and then decorate with sprinkles.