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The Softest Sugar Cookies Ever

These are the softest frosted sugar cookies ever!

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The Softest Sugar Cookies Ever

24 cookiesINGREDIENTSCookies435 g (3 1/2 cups) flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt230 g (1 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature150 g (3/4 cup) granulated sugar1  egg115 g (1/2 cup) sour cream1 teaspoon vanillaFrosting115 g (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature320 g (2 cups) powdered sugar2 tablespoons milkPREPARATION1. Preheat the oven to 300˚F (150˚C).2. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt to combine.3. In a separate large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together using a hand mixer until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.4. Add the egg and mix until fully incorporated.5. Add the sour cream and vanilla and mix until creamy.6. Add the flour mixture, a third at a time, until fully combined.7. Shape the dough into a rectangle and wrap in plastic wrap.8. Chill the dough for 1 hour in the refrigerator.9. Make the frosting: in a large bowl, beat the butter with a hand mixer until fluffy. Sift in powdered sugar and mix until incorporated. Add milk and continue to beat until the frosting is smooth and velvety.10. Remove the plastic wrap from the dough and lightly flour clean surface.11. Roll out the dough to about ½-inch (1 1/4 cm) thick. Cut out circles using a glass or cookie cutter.12. Transfer the cookies to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, leaving about 1 inch (2 1/2 cm) between the cookies.13. Bake for 8 minutes, until the bottoms are golden brown and the tops of the cookies are pale.14. Let cookies cool on the pan or a wire rack.15. Frost the cookies and decorate as you wish.16. Enjoy!Inspired by:https://wholefully.com/lofthouse-sugar-cookies/
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24 cookies

INGREDIENTS

Cookies

435 g (3 1/2 cups) flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

230 g (1 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature

150 g (3/4 cup) granulated sugar

1 egg

115 g (1/2 cup) sour cream

1 teaspoon vanilla

Frosting

115 g (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, at room temperature

320 g (2 cups) powdered sugar

2 tablespoons milk

PREPARATION

1. Preheat the oven to 300˚F (150˚C).

2. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt to combine.

3. In a separate large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together using a hand mixer until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.

4. Add the egg and mix until fully incorporated.

5. Add the sour cream and vanilla and mix until creamy.

6. Add the flour mixture, a third at a time, until fully combined.

7. Shape the dough into a rectangle and wrap in plastic wrap.

8. Chill the dough for 1 hour in the refrigerator.

9. Make the frosting: in a large bowl, beat the butter with a hand mixer until fluffy. Sift in powdered sugar and mix until incorporated. Add milk and continue to beat until the frosting is smooth and velvety.

10. Remove the plastic wrap from the dough and lightly flour clean surface.

11. Roll out the dough to about ½-inch (1 1/4 cm) thick. Cut out circles using a glass or cookie cutter.

12. Transfer the cookies to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, leaving about 1 inch (2 1/2 cm) between the cookies.

13. Bake for 8 minutes, until the bottoms are golden brown and the tops of the cookies are pale.

14. Let cookies cool on the pan or a wire rack.

15. Frost the cookies and decorate as you wish.

16. Enjoy!

Inspired by:

https://wholefully.com/lofthouse-sugar-cookies/