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Sour Cream Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Sour Cream Chocolate Cookies Recipe

These soft chocolaty cookies can be easily altered to make several different varieties—I've added everything from mints to macadamia nuts to them. —Tina Sawchuk, Ardmore, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling YIELD:18 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup vanilla or white chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, sour cream and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in chips.
  • 2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until set. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: about 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 239 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.