Sugar Cakes

Sugar Cakes

This is the cookie recipe you’ll pass along to future generations.These sweet-as-sugar sugar cakes get their unique flavor from sour milk (also known as buttermilk). Whip up a batch in just 20 minutes, then top with vanilla frosting and your favorite sprinkles.

PREP
20 min
BAKE
14 min
CALORIES
250.0

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories250
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat12 g18% DV
Saturated Fat5 g25% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium190 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates34 g11% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars14 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron4% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories250
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat12 g18% DV
Saturated Fat5 g25% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium190 mg8% DV
Total Carbohydrates34 g11% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars14 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg2% DV
Iron4% DV
2/3 cupbutter or margarine , softened
1-1/2 cupslight brown sugar packed
1 cupgranulated sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoonsvanilla extract
4-1/2 cupsall-purpose flour
2 teaspoonsbaking soda
1 teaspoonbaking powder
1 teaspoonsalt
1 cupbuttermilk or sour milk*
2 cupsHERSHEY'S Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate (12-oz. pkg.)
2 cupswalnuts or pecans chopped
Vanilla frosting (optional)
HERSHEY'S Mini Chips Semi-Sweet Chocolate, colored sugars or sprinkles (optional)

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease.
  • 2. Beat butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until well blended in large mixer bowl. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until creamy. Stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; add alternately with buttermilk to butter mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in small chocolate chips and nuts. Drop by level 1/4 cupfuls or heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet.
  • 3. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Frost with favorite vanilla frosting; garnish with colored sugar, if desired. Makes bout 36 (3-1/2 inch) sugar cookies.
  • *To sour milk: Use 1 tablespoon white vinegar plus milk to equal 1 cup.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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