Cookie Jar Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Cookie Jar Sugar Cookies
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  1. Combine the flour with the baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. In a clean 1 quart-sized glass jar with a wide mouth layer the white sugar followed by the flour mixture. Press firmly in place and seal. Attach a card with the following instructions:
  2. In a large bowl, beat 1 cup room-temperature butter until light and fluffy. Mix in 1 egg until combined. Add 1/2 cup sour cream and 1 teaspoon vanilla and blend at low speed. Gradually add contents of jar and mix until fully incorporated. Wrap cookie dough in plastic or foil and refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Remove dough from the refrigerator. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Roll chilled dough out on a lightly floured surface and cut dough into desired shapes. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) until edges are golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2197.51 Kcal (9201 kJ)
Calories from fat 929.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 103.26g 159%
Cholesterol 345.99mg 115%
Sodium 989.93mg 41%
Potassium 707.42mg 15%
Total Carbs 286.1g 95%
Sugars 88.7g 355%
Dietary Fiber 7.72g 31%
Protein 31.34g 63%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Vitamin A 1.1mg 38%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 269.4mg 27%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 406.14 Kcal (1700 kJ)
Calories from fat 171.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.08g 159%
Cholesterol 63.94mg 115%
Sodium 182.96mg 41%
Potassium 130.74mg 15%
Total Carbs 52.88g 95%
Sugars 16.39g 355%
Dietary Fiber 1.43g 31%
Protein 5.79g 63%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 38%
Iron 0.6mg 18%
Calcium 49.8mg 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 51.8
  • 60

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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