Sweet Maria’s Sour Cream Cutouts - WFSB 3 Connecticut


Sweet Maria’s Sour Cream Cutouts

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Sweet Maria’s Sour Cream Cutouts, as seen on Eyewitness News This Morning.


  • 1 ½ sticks butter, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon lemon extract
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 2 ½ to 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder


  1. Cream margarine and sugar until light. Add egg , extracts and sour cream. Mix until well blended.
  2. Add flour and baking powder. Mix dough just until blended.
  3. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  5. Divide dough in half. Keep half you’re not working with refrigerated. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough evenly to ¼” thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Re-roll with remaining dough and scraps.
  6. Place cookies onto a parchment lined cookie sheet, spacing each about 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until firm and edges just begin to brown.
  8. Remove from the oven.
  9. Cool cookies completely before decorating.

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