Soft cookies loaded with a creamy frosting. Skip the store and make these popular cookies at home!
You know the ones. The frosted soft cookies that are in almost every bakery section of every grocery store? If you don't, that's perfectly ok. You can just make these! These taste exactly the same.
These are a very soft cookie. Almost cake-like. They literally melt in your mouth and topping them with a thick, creamy, frosting makes then even better.
Once you give these a try, the store bought version won't be needed anymore. Dress them up with your favorite colored frosting and sprinkles or match them for whatever holiday is around the corner.
Not only are they great for your own family, but, would make a great gift to friends and family too!
Lofthouse Style Soft Cookies
Prep Time: 01:00
Cook Time: 00:11
Ingredients (approx 18 cookies)
- 3 cups flour
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 cup (1 stick), butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 3/4 cup sour cream
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
- 2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 3 TBSP milk
In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside.
In a mixing bowl. beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Add in egg, vanilla and sour cream. Mix until combined.
Gradually add in flour mixture and beat until just combined.
Your dough will be soft and a bit sticky.
Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until firm.
When dough is ready, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or mats.
Scoop dough by the tablespoons ( approx 2 TBSP each cookie). Roll into a ball and place on cookie sheet. Lightly press down on each ball to flatten just a bit. Repeat with remainder of dough.
Bake for 10-12 minutes
Let cookies sit on cookie sheets just for a few minutes before removing. Then, cool completely on wire racks before frosting.FOR FROSTING
Beat frosting ingredients until fully combined and fluffy.
Frost on cooled cookies.