Old-fashioned soft sugar cookies toppedwith cinnamon-sugar.
Recipe: Southern Sour CreamCookies
1/3 cup vegetable shortening 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 2 teaspoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
In a large bowl combine shortening and2/3 cup sugar; beat in egg until creamy and smooth. Set aside.
Sift together flour, baking powder, bakingsoda, and salt; slowly pour 1/3 flour mixture into creamed mixture;alternately with 1/4 sour cream; 1/3 flour mixture; 1/4 sourcream and remaining flour mixture, blending with each additionalmixture. Stir in chopped walnuts until combined.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoon ontolightly greased cookie sheets. Dip a glass in water; then into2 tablespoons sugar and press glass bottom on cookies, slightlyflattening to 1/4-inch thickness.
Stir together remaining sugar and cinnamon;sprinkle over the cookies.
Bake in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes.Transfer cookies onto a wire rack for cooling.
Makes 36 cookies.
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