Nita Bates Dineen – Marcy Dineen Medeiros

  • 3 C all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 C butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 C sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 C sour cream
  • Cinnamon sugar topping or 1 tbsp grated orange or lemon peel (optional)

Cream butter or margarine with sugar until well blended. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Mix flour, salt, baking powder, and soda together. Add alternately with sour cream to sugar/margarine/egg mixture. Blend well.

Drop by teaspoonfuls 4 inches apart on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture, if desired. Bake at 400 for 12 minutes or until lightly golden around the edges. Remove from pan and cool completely.