Christmas Sour Cream Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

These delicious but easy Christmas sour cream sugar cookies with a cream cheese frosting are the perfect Christmas sugar cookie recipe!  The best Christmas activity for children – cookie decorating! A great DIY Christmas present kids can make and gift to neighbors, friends, and family.

Your kids will love decorating these cookies with the cream cheese frosting dyed red and green for Christmas, then handing them out on plates while caroling.


- sugar - butter - eggs - sour cream - vanilla - flour

Cream together the sugar, 1 cup (2 cubes) butter, and eggs.

Add in sour cream and 1 tsp vanilla. Mix together.

Step 1

Slowly stir in flour, salt, and baking soda.

Be careful not to over-beat!

Step 2

Roll our onto a floured surface to 3/4" thickness.

Cut into circles or use cookie cutters.

Step 3

Bake at 425 degrees for 5 minutes.

Allow to cool completely before decorating.

Step 4

Beat together 1 cube butter and cream cheese. Add 1 tsp vanilla.

Alternate adding powdered sugar and milk while beating.

Step 5

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