Monday, January 3, 2011

Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies

Okay so yeah I thought the exact same thing when I read that recipe. I really wanted to try a different chocolate chip cookie recipe though. I am tired of the same ol tired chocolate chip cookies. So I was feeling adventerous & decided whats the worst that could happen right?? So I trucked through with  my handy new mixer the boys loved dumping the flour etc in & watching the mixer hand mix the dough together. So finally they were done and cooled. They were pretty good. If you are looking for a pillowy soft cookie this is for you. If you like the thinner crunchy cookie this is not the one you want.

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2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Sour Cream
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. each:  Baking Powder, baking soda and salt
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped  Pecans

PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Beat butter and sugars in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add sour cream, egg and vanilla; beat until well blended. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and pecans.

DROP tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets.

BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on wire racks.


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