I came across this great blog called Cookie Crazie. Her cookies are amazingly decorated. I thought this lady knows what she is doing. I thought I'd try her recipe out. I love it! The cookies are soft and even a little cakey. The dough is strong enough for baking cookies on a stick. Here is the recipe:
1 cup butter softened
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup sour cream
4 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
Make sure all ingredients are room temperature, If not, you're mixture will curdle. Set out the butter, sour cream and egg and let them come to room temperature.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy, make sure you get it nice and fluffy, so your cookies will be fluffy.
Beat in egg, vanilla, sour cream. Blend in dry ingredients.
Bake at 325 for 10-15 minutes. Baking time depends on how large your cookies are. Bake until just golden brown around the edges. Do not overbake.
Chocolate Roll Out Cookies
substitute 1/2 cup of cocoa for 1/2 cup of flour