Grandma Hedden’s Sour Cream Cookies
1 cup butter
1 cup sour cream
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3-1/2 cups sifted flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup raisins (light or dark)
1 teaspoon vanilla
Cream butter, sugar, salt, vanilla and nutmeg until very fluffy. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add baking soda to sour cream and stir. Add baking powder to flower and mix well. Add flour and sour cream alternately to butter/egg mixture. Stir in raisins and nuts. Drop by teaspoonful onto greased cookie sheet leaving room between cookies as they will spread. Bake at 350 until cookies are pale blonde with slightly darker edges. Cool on racks.
Submitted by Louise Chambers Krueger, designer Walter Knoll Florist, LaSalle location. Thanks Louise, we can’t wait to try them!
Need a nice sleigh to display your holiday cookies? I think they’d look great in our Joy Ride Sleigh Bouquet, after the flowers and greens are gone of course! Best of all, this bouquet is on sale if you order it from our website this week!
And speaking of our web site – have you seen the photo contest? It’s a Holiday Fun photo contest and we would love to see your pics! Just register and then upload a jpg format file of your favorite fun holiday photo…but hurry, contest ends December 22!
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