Monday, December 7, 2009

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

Come on in and have a cookie. This is a new recipe for me. I have no clue what happened to me this weekend. I needed buttermilk so I asked my husband to pick some up. Then I asked a friend to pick some up for me......and then another friend. So in a household that does not consume much buttermilk I have 1 1/2 gallons. I am looking for any recipes with buttermilk. Here are Buttermilk Sugar Cookies. Since I can't taste and smell I can't give you my personal recomendation. I can tell you about the texture. The texture is very nice. Chewy and moist. I am going to drizzle some chocolate on a few and frost some with a cream cheese frosting just for some variety.

Buttermilk Sugar Cookies

2 cups of sugar
1 cup shortening or 1 cup of butter (I used butter flavored crisco)
2 eggs
1 teaspoon soda
1 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups plain flour
dash of nutmeg or cinnamon (optional) (I used a heavy dash of nutmeg)

Blend and mix all ingredients well. Drop onto cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes at 375 degrees.

I would love it if you would leave a comment or a recipe for anything with buttermilk in it. LOL


  1. Mmm the cookies sound delish. Your grandson is sooooo precious! I'm adding myself as a follower. Feel free to do the same. Rosie

  2. Hi Jeanette! Your cookies sound good! My Daddy always loved buttermilk, but I never could drink it straight!
    Here's an old Weight Watchers recipe for dessert:
    2 cups lite Coolwhip
    2 cups berries (I like strawberries)
    2 cups buttermilk
    1 package sugar free vanilla instant pudding
    Mix buttermilk and pudding mix together. Fold in Coolwhip and berries.
    That's it! I love it! Let me know if you try it! Have a great week!...Debbie

  3. Yummy! I love the way you describe the texture! It is a part of the taste sense that we just never give enough due! Dee Dee

  4. Those look really yummy !
    Hugs ~ Kammy

  5. Your buttermilk cookies sound delicious! I'll bet you could do a Google search and find some more recipes using buttermilk too. Good luck using it all!

  6. Jeanette! These sound delicious! I love just about anything made with buttermilk...Yum Yum! Thank you again for all your dear comments on my sheltie Bonnie yesterday! I know you understand since you've "been there" so thanks for caring! Hugs! Coralie

  7. They sound good. Sorry, no help on recipes using buttermilk.
    Your grandson is precious.

  8. Mmmmm, I bet the buttermilk gives those cookies a wonderful flavor! I buy powdered buttermilk that you keep in the fridge. I can never use a whole carton! My grandmother used to make cornbread and then pour buttermilk over it. She loved it. Me, not so much :)

    Christi @ A Southern Life

  9. Jeanette,I love the sound of this recipe. I have buttermilk in the house all the time because it is the key ingredient for my famous pancakes. If you are like me you won't make them without buttermilk ever again!

    Here is a link to the same recipe I use. I hope you like it-let me know.

    Best wishes, Natasha.

  10. Oh goodness, these look so delicious. Thank you for sharing the recipe. I'm so glad you stopped by to say hello. Pop in any 'ole time. hugs ~lynne~

  11. Buttermilk is such a wonderful addition to any baked recipe and it makes all the difference in the world.

    Your recipe sound delicious!

  12. How about some good old southern buttermilk biscuits?