Sour Cream Rocks

Drop Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup commercial sour cream
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup pecan halves

Dissolve soda in sour cream; stir well. Set aside.

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Combine flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a medium mixing bowl; stir in raisins and pecans to coat well. Add to creamed mixture, stirring until blended. Stir in sour cream mixture.

Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Store in airtight containers.

Yield: 8 dozen.





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