Preheat oven to 350* degrees F.
Cream the butter and sugars together.
Add eggs, sour cream, and vanilla extract and mix well.
Add baking soda, cinnamon, ground cloves, salt, and flour. Mix well until you have a nice cookie dough.
Cover and put in refrigerator to chill for an hour or so.
Roll your dough out on wax paper, using flour to help with sticking.
Cut out with your cookie cutters of choice.
Bake 3 to 4 minutes. They burn quickly. Watch them closely.
Let cool thoroughly before decorating.
Decorate them pretty!
Serve and Enjoy!