Sour Cream Raisin Cookies

Kimi Gaines

By
@kimijo

One of our families favorite cake like cookies. A German recipe handed down from mom's side of the family. A Mennonite cookie that grandma used to make and send in our Christmas box when I was young. My mom still makes them today at Christmas time.


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Serves:

6 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
raisins

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly grease baking sheets.
2
In mixer combine butter, eggs, sugar & vanilla; beat until fluffy. Add to egg mixture the sour cream. Mix well. In a bowl combine flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. Mix in slow till combined well. Stir in raisins. Refrigerate for 1 hr.
3
Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.

***optional to sprinkle cinnamon sugar when you remove from oven. Mom never did that..she always kept them plain.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Heirloom