Sour Cream Raisin Cookies

Kimi Gaines


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.


★★★★★ 4 votes

6 dozen
15 Min
10 Min


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3 c
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
1 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
1 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c

How to Make Sour Cream Raisin Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly grease baking sheets.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Drop 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.

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About Sour Cream Raisin Cookies

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

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