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5 from 5 votes

Super Soft Sugar Cookies

Super Soft Sugar Cookies are the best sugar cookies ever! Make with classic ingredients, this sugar cookie recipe has great texture and flavor. This is the last sugar cookie recipe you'll ever need! Amazing recipe for sugar cookie frosting included.
Course: Cookies
Servings: 2


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups flour

Sugar Cookie Frosting

  • 1/2 cup soft butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Cream together sugar and butter for 2-3 minutes.  Add egg, vanilla and sour cream.
  • In separate bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add dry ingredients to butter mixture, beat until smooth.
  • Chill dough for several hours.
  • Roll and cut with shaped cutters.  Bake at 375 for 10 minutes.
  • Cool and frost as you'd like!

Sugar Cookie Frosting

  • After the cookies are cooled, decorate them however you want!  This frosting recipe is very basic, yet it is one of my favorites!
  • Beat butter until smooth.  Beat in remaining ingredients until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add additional milk a little at a time if thinner consistency is desired.