Lofthouse Sugar Cookies
With our Copycat Lofthouse Sugar Cookies recipe, you can make your favorite store-bought frosted sugar cookie at home for so much cheaper!
Prep Time15 minutes mins
Cook Time10 minutes mins
Cooling Time1 hour hr
Total Time1 hour hr 25 minutes mins
Keyword: cookies, copycat recipe
Servings: 48 cookies
- 6 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup unsalted butter softened
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 cup sour cream
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 large eggs at room temperature
- ½ cup unsalted butter softened
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- ½ - 1 Tablespoon heavy whipping cream or milk
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- Gel food coloring of your choice optional
In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
In a large bowl, cream together butter, sour cream, and sugar until light and fluffy.
Mix in eggs and vanilla extract.
Gradually add dry ingredients, scraping down the bowl after each addition. Mix until well combined.
Roll dough into 2 inch balls.
Dip the bottom of a glass into water and slightly flatten the dough with the glass.
Bake at 8-10 minutes or until the cookies are puffed slightly, they’re set, and the bottoms are lightly browned.
Remove the cookies from the oven and cool for 5 minutes.
Then, transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
In a mixing bowl, cream butter until fluffy and smooth.
Gradually add in powdered sugar.
Beat in ½ tablespoon cream. Add more cream until the desired consistency is reached.
Add vanilla extract and beat well.
Add gel coloring of your choice and beat until the desired color is reached.
Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg