Monday, May 30, 2011

SOUR CREAM DROP COOKIES

Cream 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Add gradually 1/2 cup sugar and 1 egg, well beaten. Dissolve 1/4 teaspoon soda in 1/4 cup rich sour cream. Add to first mixture alternately with 1 1/4 cups pastry flour sifted with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 2 teaspoons baking powder. Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup raisins cut in pieces and 1/4 cup nut meats cut in pieces. Drop by spoonfuls on greased tin sheet, and bake in a moderate oven.

Double the amount of flour may be used, nuts and raisins omitted, and mixture chilled and rolled out and cut in any desired shape, before baking.

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