Old-fashioned Sour Cream Cookies Recipe

Christmas is right around the corner and baking is in full swing! My kitchen these days smells wonderful as I slowly get the baking done for the holidays. Tis’ the season for entertaining guests and a holiday dinner is just incomplete without some baked goodies, right?

Old-fashioned Sour cream cookies Recipe

I am a bit adventurous when it comes to cooking in general. So this year, I want to thank Gay Lea for helping me make up my mind about adding some sour cream cookies to the holiday menu plan.Sour cream cookies!Really? I know you just asked it loud 😉

Well, in case  you are unaware, sour cream does make a great ingredient in baking sweets of any kind. Specially with Gay Lea’s Gold Premium Sour Cream, things are starting to look up pretty well in my baking department!

Gay Lea’s thickest sour cream yet, Gold Premium is decadent and delicious making it perfect accessory to creating mouthwatering desserts or even as dips and dressings.Available in Ontario only and in 425 ml size, GayLea Gold Premium Sour Cream is also nut free and kosher certified so no worries there too!

Sour Cream Cookie Bites

Here is what I baked today…

Old-fashioned Sour Cream Cookies Recipe- with Gay Lea Sour Cream Gold 

When you think about a tasty dessert, sour cream may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But the truth is, sour cream is wonderful for turning any dessert into something yummy! If you want to incorporate sour cream into your sweet dishes, take a peek below at a simple recipe to get you started. Yes, this is a sour cream cookie recipe and you will be amazed at the taste after one bite from it!

These sour cream cookie bites make the perfect winter treat, and they use sour cream to make them taste just right. Here is how you can whip up a batch of your own, perfect for enjoying with coffee, tea, hot chocolate, you name it!

Sour Cream Cookies Bites

old fashioned Sour Cream Cookies Recipe- Cookie Bites


Ingredients needed

4 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1/2 teaspoon table salt
8 ounces of Gay Lea Gold sour cream (1 cup)
2 cups of sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup butter (I used Gay Lea butter)
1 cup of powdered sugar

Sour Cream Cookie Recipes- Cookie Bites


1. In a mixing bowl, mix your dried ingredients. This would be the flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar.

2. Whip in the sour cream, eggs, vanilla, and butter. Mix well until all of the ingredients are blended.

3. Place the mixture (covered) into the refrigerator for an hour. This will help the dough become firm and easy to handle.

4.  Remove and break apart the dough into small chunks. Drop the chunks into a mini cupcake pan so each cup is about ½ full.

Sour Cream Cookie Recipes- Cookie Bites

5. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until golden.

6. Remove and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

You can store the sour cream cookies in an air tight container for about 1 week. Serve warm or serve cooled. The choice is up to you! These make a great after dinner treat or are even ideal for breakfasts or brunch. Hope you like this old-fashioned sour cream cookies recipe.

Gather your ingredients and give these sour cream cookie bites a try. They are the perfect way to incorporate sour cream into your baking and get some excellent results!

Okay, so what do you think? Like it? Hope you try this one out!

It is a great idea to sign up for GayLea monthly news letters for tips, coupons and recipe ideas. If you sign up before December 17th, there is a chance you might be able to snag the latest newsletter featuring this month’s product, Sour Cream! 🙂
“Disclosure: I am part of the Gay Lea Ambassador Campaign with Mom  Central Canada and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.”


  1. These look so good and the ingredient list is nice and easy! I already have everything on hand. Thanks for sharing!!

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