Mrs. Hamilton's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mrs. Hamilton's Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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Mrs. Hamilton was my daughter's 1st grade teacher. She'd make these for special occasions like end of year party, Halloween party, etc. It is very good - sour cream, who would have thought?


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12 BIG Cookies
15 Min
20 Min


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1/2 c
butter, cut int pieces
1 c
light brown sugar, packed
3/4 c
eggs, large
1 1/2 tsp
1/4 c
sour cream
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1 pkg
chocolate chunks or chips
1 c
pecans, in pieces (optional)

How to Make Mrs. Hamilton's Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • 2In large bowl, cream together softened butter and sugars on low speed. Add eggs, sour cream and vanilla. Mix on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  • 3In medium bowl, stir together dry ingredients. Slowly add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture and mix just until incorporated. DO NOT OVER MIX.
  • 4Stir in chocolate chips and nuts (if using).
  • 5Use a 1/4 cup measure or large ice cream scoop and fill to heaping. Scoop dough out and roll into ball. Place 6 balls of dough, 3 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  • 6Place cookie sheets on two center oven racks. Bake 16 - 18 minutes, switching cookie sheet from top to bottom and turn each cookie sheet 180 degrees half-way through baking time. (Move top cookie sheet to bottom, move bottom cookie sheet to top AND turn each cookie sheet so the front edge [nearest the oven door] of the sheet is turned to the back of the oven.)
  • 7Cool cookies for 2 minutes on sheet; move to cooling rack to cool completely.

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About Mrs. Hamilton's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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