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Sour Cream Cookies I Recipe

Sour Cream Cookies I

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Original recipe makes 5 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F(190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Melt butter or margarine over low heat. In a separate bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, sour cream, and vanilla. Mix in the melted butter and stir until well blended. Sift together the flour, baking soda, and nutmeg and add to egg mixture, stirring constantly. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets, about 1 inch apart.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 07, 2010

These cookies are not overly sweet, which is perfect for my family. Not one cookie made it to the cookie jar. I will have to make a double batch next time. Light, cake-like texture. The only change I made is that I did not grease the cookie sheet. I listened to my great-grandmother ("It's a poor cookie that doesn't grease it's own sheet!"). I have never greased a cookie sheet in my life. The only reason why I didn't give it five stars is that it wasn't "Shockingly Amazing!" Yes, I will make them again and soon.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 17, 2010

Bland, not cookie like at all! Strange little cake like things. Will not be making these again!!


18 Ratings

Jan 22, 2008

Loved this recipe! These cookies were perfect for the after dinner sweet tooth because they were light enough yet sweet enough to get that craving! Cheers!

Apr 28, 2003

These are my husbands favorite! He dosen't like cookies to sweet. They are very good.When the icing is added it makes them sweeter to satisfy my sweet tooth :-)

Apr 26, 2010

These cookies are great! Absolutely perfect to serve with coffee or tea. They just have a hint of sweetness and have a nice cakey texture but are still quite sturdy and hold together. I used light sour cream and cinnamon instead of nutmeg. I think any spice would be really great, next time I'll add more cinnamon or maybe try the nutmeg also. Great little cookies and super easy recipe! A recipe I'll definitely make again and again.

Jan 05, 2005

These just didn't turn out well. They'll get eaten though...but I don't think I'll make them again - tasteless, formless and the dough was just too much like cake dough - very runny. The dough also discolored between baking batches.

Apr 09, 2009

This recipe makes cake-like cookies. They are similar to sugar cookies in their flavor. We did not eat them as dessert, but instead enjoyed them as a snack or with tea/coffee. They have a delicate flavor that I enjoy. On a few of them I placed a few chocolate chips prior to baking.

Oct 07, 2002

Not much flavor and a cake like texture-even with the icing, the cookie did not taste very good.


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  • Calories
  • 44 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 1.6 g
  • 2%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 22 mg
  • < 1%

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

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