Sour Cream Drop Cookies

Sour Cream Drop Cookies is a lovely Christmas cookie that my mother makes since my childhood. It was not my favorite cookie when I was younger. It seem more appropriate for adults in comparison to other fun kid cookies like Chocolate Drop Cookies with Chocolate frosting. Over the years, I have a new appreciation for this cookie with its soft, tender texture topped with cinnamon sugar. They pair perfectly with a cup of tea.

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Sour Cream Drop Cookies
Sour Cream Drop Cookies

Sour Cream Drop Cookie Recipe

Sour Cream Drop Cookies are simple to make with few ingredients. The sour cream is a key ingredient adding moisture and richness. They are quick to make since refrigeration or frosting is not necessary. Just mix together a few ingredients, drop the dough on a cookie sheet and bake. Cool for a few minutes and enjoy a soft, light cookie with a generous topping of cinnamon sugar. Plus you get to enjoy the delicious aroma of cinnamon – no need to light a candle when baking these cookies! 

A bonus with these light fluffy cookies are the low calories. They come in at about 70 calories per cookie! That means we can have a couple of them with our tea – it does not get much better than guilt-free cookies!!

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Sour Cream Drop Cookies

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Sour Cream Drop Cookies

Bite into soft, super-moist Sour Cream Drop Cookies with a lovely cinnamon topping. Perfect with a cuppa tea!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time13 mins
Course: Cookies, Desserts, Holidays
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sour Cream Drop Cookies
Servings: 36 Cookies
Calories: 72kcal
Author: Bernice

Ingredients

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cup Flour sifted
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda

Wet Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Butter room temperature
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Sour Cream full fat

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

Instructions

Oven Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until centers are set and lightly brown.

Cookie Preparation

  • In a small bowl, sift together flour, salt, and baking soda.
  • Using an electric mixer cream together the butter and sugar.
  • Beat in the egg.
  • Add dry ingredients while alternating with sour cream. Blend until smooth.
  • In a separate bowl mix the sugar and cinnamon for the topping.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line a cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Drop the cookie dough by heaping teaspoonful onto the cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle the Cinnamon Sugar Topping over the cookies.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until centers are set and lightly brown.
  • Let cool slightly then move to a cooling rack.

Notes

Calories are approximate depending upon cookie size.
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