Copycat Lofthouse Sugar Cookies

Cookies · Desserts · Recipes · October 20, 2017

Anyone else addicted to Lofthouse Sugar Cookies?! This copycat recipe tastes just like them making super soft and super addicting sugar cookies! { lilluna.com }

I don’t think I’ve ever met someone who didn’t like Sugar Cookies. Aren’t they the best?? My mom has been making sugar cookies for as long as I can remember, and they’ve always been my favorite. They’re soft, delicious and have hints of almond extract. They also have a good portion of frosting which I think is essential for a good sugar cookie. Even though I ALWAYS prefer homemade sugar cookies, I admit that I may be slightly addicted to Lofthouse Cookies. Have you had them before? They are the softest, yummiest cookies you’ll ever buy from the grocery store. I’m not exactly sure what is in them, but I’m quite positive there is an addictive chemical that makes your crave them nightly. 😉

Since my mom is the sugar cookie expert, she thought she’d try a Copycat Lofthouse Sugar Cookie recipe to see if they were just as good. I don’t think they tasted exactly like the cookie, but they were pretty similar and were definitely soft, delicious and addicting.

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I seriously LOVE sugar cookies, and love that we now find a recipe that is pretty similar to the addicting Lofthouse cookies you can find in the stores.

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How to make Lofthouse cookies:

Copycat Lofthouse Sugar Cookies
 
Another great sugar cookie recipe to add to your books!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1½ cups sour cream
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
Frosting:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 TB Heavy Whipping Cream
  • food coloring
Instructions
  1. In a mixer, cream sugar and butter until fluffy.
  2. Add each egg, one at a time, beating after each egg until well combined.
  3. Add sour cream and vanilla and beat well.
  4. Add your flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix until combined. Your dough will be sticky.
  5. Divide your dough into two pieces. Flour a cutting board and flatten dough into 1-1/2 inch thick rectangles. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and put in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
  6. Remove, from fridge, one rectangle at a time. Put dough back on your floured surface and roll out to ¼ inch thick.
  7. Using a 2"-3” cookie cutter, cut out cookies and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Work in small batches, so dough stays cold
  8. Bake at 375 for 8 minutes, until cookies are a tiny bit brown around the edges.
  9. Allow the cookies to cool completely before frosting them. (Frosting recipe is below.)
  10. Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Cookies can be stored in freezer, if they are not frosted.
  11. FROSTING: In your mixer cream the vanilla and butter. Beat in powdered sugar until creamy. One TB at a time, mix in the heavy whipping cream until your desired consistence. Add food color for a little fun.

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Carrie @ Kenarry: Ideas for the Home

You’re definitely not alone in your love of sugar cookies. My Grandma always used to bake them, especially at Easter time. We usually make them at Christmas time, though I often buy the dough pre-made so all we have to do is decorate. I do love those Lofthouse Cookies though and may need to give this recipe a try. Pinning for later!

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