Golden Sparkle Cookies

Makes about 3-1/2 dozen cookies


2-3/4 c. flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. nutmeg

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 c. unsalted butter, softened

1 c. sugar

1 eggs

2 tsp. vanilla

1/2 c. sour cream

3/4 to 1 c. coarse gold sprinkles (I used about 3/4 of a 5.25 oz bottle of Wilton Gold Pearlized Sprinkles)


Whisk together flour, soda, nutmeg and salt; set aside. Cream butter and sugar together in large mixing bowl. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until well combined. Add sour cream and mix well. With mixer on low speed, add flour mixture in about 3 additions and continue beating until well combined. Cover and chill for 1 hour. 


Line baking sheet with parchment paper or coat with nonstick cooking spray. Shape dough into 1" balls and roll in sprinkles. Place on baking sheet about 2" apart; lightly press the end of a glass on dough ball to flatten slightly. 


Bake at 375 for 5-6 minutes; cookies will not look done, but this is how they'll stay nice and soft so resist the urge to bake longer! Leave cookies on the tray for about a minute, then remove to wire rack to cool. 


Source: Adapted from Peppermint Plum

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