Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

Source: The Nerd's Wife

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies
Source: Or So She Says

5 1/2 cups of flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
4 sticks softened butter
3 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla
6 Tbsp buttermilk


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the butter and sugar and mix until light and fluffy.
Then, beat in the vanilla and the eggs.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and baking powder.
Add the flour to the butter mixture.
Beat in the buttermilk, one tablespoon at a time.
Roll the dough into small balls and line on a baking sheet.
Bake for 12-15 minutes, until the very edges of the cookies turn golden brown.
Don't they look so crisp? Yummy. Cool on wire racks.
Meanwhile, make the frosting!

Buttermilk Frosting

1 stick softened butter
4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Buttermilk to consistency


Mix all ingredients until creamy. Frost the cookies as desired.