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Recipe Thursday-Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted on March 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Cookies, Recipes

I love soft homemade cookies and these Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies are just that. The recipe originally calls for a half cup of plain nonfat yogurt and no eggs, but I have made many variations of this recipe, including adding Greek yogurt in place of regular yogurt. This round of baking I had some extra sour cream and knew that it would add nicely to the softness and richness of the cookie and it did just that. I originally had, similar, soft yogurt cookies from an Amish stand. This recipe I believe rivals the original inspiration. Enjoy!

Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield 3 DozenĀ 
Ingredients

1/2 cup sugar (991842)
1/2 cup brown sugar (NSU2250)
1/2 cup margarine, softened (880051)
1/4 cup sour cream (HPH050)
1 egg (EGG011)
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (NFC1055)
1 3/4 cup flour (991867)
1/2 teaspoon salt (991861)
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (NCC1412)

Method
Cream sugar, brown sugar and margarine until light and fluffy. Stir in sour cream, egg and vanilla, until completely incorporated and then add flour, baking soda and salt and mix well. Lastly, stir in chocolate chips. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2″ apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake 375 degrees for 8-12 minutes, or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.

Recipe adapted from Jan Godshall’s Recipe

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