First, of all - thank you all so much for your comments on my last post! It's like, free therapy, I swear. :-) I'm just a natural worrier, so I tend to muse things over so long and then I really doubt myself. I will keep you all posted on what I decide (or if!) for sure.
This weekend my niece, Reese, spent the night with me. She is my only niece who hasn't stayed over yet at my new house, and she was so excited.
Guess what I got her to try?!
I was making a GM and, with wide eyes she asked, "Can I have some, Aunt Holly?"
After I picked myself off the ground from fainting, I gladly gave her the glass and eagerly awaited her response. This is the girl who only likes macaroni and cheese or PB&J sandwiches!
After a sip I took the glass back, she asked for another sip. And then another!
I was completely flabbergasted, and I loved showing my sister the picture of what she drank at my house. My sister freaked! lol. Then I assured her how TASTY they are (she still didn't totally believe me, but then at a glance they do look scary).
Anyway, after Reese woke me up at 6 a.m. on Sunday morning, I thought....what better thing to do with your fun, cool aunt at 6 a.m. on a Sunday morning than bake cookies?!
My friend's birthday was Monday and these are her favorite cookies, so I baked them for her and for my pops (for Father's Day). I grew up making these only at Christmas time. But as I get older I realize that life is too short to only bake your favorite things once a year. Are ya with me?
I also grew up thinking this was my grandma's original recipe. My mom burst that bubble when she told me it's actual the recipe of a neighbor of my grandma. Oh well. I still call 'em grandma's sugar cookies.
Grandma's (Neighbor's) Sugar Cookies
Combine flour, soda and salt in small bowl and set aside. Cream together sugar, margarine and egg. Add in vanilla and sour cream. Pour half of flour mixture and beat together. Pour in other half and beat. Roll out dough with rolling pin and cut out shapes with cookie cutters. Bake at 375 degrees for 7-8 minutes. Let cool and frost away!
However I wish I could say the same for my lovely assistant.
She begged me to "test" the dough, and who am I to say no?
Fresh out of the oven....
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