These super soft Pumpkin Shaped Sugar Cookies are the best! They’re the perfect Halloween treat to make with the family and share with friends.

  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter soft
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound powdered sugar (about 4 3/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Food coloring
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  1. Instructions
  2. In a standing mixer, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs, sour cream, and vanilla. Add 1 cup flour with salt and soda, mix, and continue to mix and add 1 cup flour at a time.
  3. Cut two large pieces of plastic wrap, divide dough in two and empty dough onto each piece, shape into disks, wrap up, and place in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Empty dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll out to 1/3 inch thick.
  6. Cut dough with cookie cutters and place on an ungreased cookie sheet (about 9-12/sheet). Bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Leave cookies on pan for about 5 minutes and then remove and let cool on wire rack or towel. Frost and immediately press in the chocolate chips.