Sour Cream Cherry Drops
50 min
1 hr 30 min


1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 cup sour cream

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup dried cherries,  cut in half


 *Substitute 1 cup dried cranberries.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine brown sugar and butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add sour cream, eggs and vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in cherries.

  3. STEP 3

    Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-14 minutes or until set.


2.5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
70Sodium (mg)
15Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)


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  August 11, 2009

This is a great cookie recipe. I did add raisins instead of cherries; omitted the nutmeg and substitued 1 tsp. ginger. Result was great. You may want to very lightly grease cookie sheet. This recipe is a "keeper" for us.

— says Elizabeth
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