Pennsylvania's Sour Cream Drops

Pennsylvania's Sour Cream Drops Recipe

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PENNSYLVANIA: Munch your way across the USA. Anna Mae Kantor, the state of PA is now represented. This recipe is from "Capitol Cookies" with recipes from every state and Washington, DC.

This recipe was submitted by the Revenue Department Recreation Association, Harrisburg, PA, Jan Oakley, Chairperson.

I, personally, have not made these so, Anna Mae, if you make them, please let us know if they make the state of PA proud.


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  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 2 medium
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (optional)

  • 1 stick
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp
    maple extract
  • 2-4 Tbsp
    hot water

How to Make Pennsylvania's Sour Cream Drops


  1. DOUGH:
    Mix all ingredients together and combine well. (If dough is soft, cover and refrigerate). Preheat oven to 375. Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls about 2" apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until almost no indentation remains when touched, about 10 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet and let cool.
  2. GLAZE:
    Heat butter over low heat until golden brown and remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and maple extract. Beat in enough hot water until smooth and of desired consistency. Spread onto cookies.

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About Pennsylvania's Sour Cream Drops

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #pennsylvania

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