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Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line cookie sheets with aluminum foil or baking parchment.
  2. Steam raisins in a vegetable steamer over shallow water in a saucepan. Boil water for 3 minutes, until raisins are moist. Remove raisins and let dry on cloth.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Beat in eggs and sour cream until well blended. Sift together flour and baking soda; stir into the butter mixture. Mix in raisins, nuts and chocolate. Drop dough by tablespoons 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 13 to 15 minutes, until lightly colored. Let cool on wire racks.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 19, 2003

These were very good. I skipped the rasins and nuts because we don't like them and just added a few more chips. Very soft and moist. I used the parchment paper as recommended and they slid right off. I also made them much smaller than suggested and lowered the cooking time. Will definetly make these again

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 14, 2003

These cookies tasted okay, and they were really puffy, but they are very cakelike. Not what I was looking for at all.


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May 05, 2004

I also had sour cream that I needed to use, so I thought I'd give this recipe a try. While it is not your traditional chocolate chip cookie recipe, I thought it was very good. I omitted the raisins and added chocolate chips and walnuts instead. I have made this a few times already and they have turned out great every time. You may want to underbake these slightly so they are moist.

Dec 19, 2003

This is a good recipe. They definitely are soft and chewy. Make sure you grease your cookie sheet, even non-stick. They will stick.

Oct 04, 2010

I doubled the recipe, omitted the raisins and walnuts, and used half white sugar, half brown sugar and they were wonderful. I gave some to some friends about a week after I made them and they were still moist and tasty. I had to share the recipe with them. Thank you for this great recipe. I am about to make them again right now.

May 18, 2009

Dude, these are the BOMB! I replaced raisins for Craisins and pecans for walnuts. Fabulous! Don't know why everyone's complaining about the cake-ish texture. It's great for a change!

Nov 17, 2005

Ok, I added abut 1/2C of brown sugar and doubled the chips and left out the nuts and raisens.. I also cut the bake time to 12 minutes. They are a very cakey cookie, but overall they turn out pretty good. Very yummy.

Jul 24, 2008

This is my absolute favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. I've been trying to figure out the secret ingredient, and sour cream is it. I use it every time now!


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  • Calories
  • 229 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.1 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 90 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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