Chocolate Sour Cream Drops Cookie Recipe

The chocolate sour cream drops cookie recipe mingles dark chocolate with the richness of sour cream, topped with a chocolate butter frosting!


1 stick (1/2 cup) salted butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, melted and cooled
1 8-ounce carton sour cream
2 cups all-purpose flour

Chocolate Butter Frosting:
1/2 stick salted butter, softened
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Large bowl
Medium bowl
Small microwave safe bowl
Cookie sheets

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: In a small microwave safe bowl, melt baking chocolate on medium-high setting until smooth and creamy; set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium-high speed for 30 seconds.
Step 4: Add brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined.
Step 5: Beat in egg and vanilla extract.
Step 6: Add melted chocolate; beat until combined.
Step 7: Beat in sour cream.
Step 8: Beat in flour, finish mixing with spoon if needed.
Step 9: Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches part onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Step 10: Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are firm. Transfer cookies to cooling surface.

Chocolate Butter Frosting:
Step 1: In a medium bowl, with an electric mixer beat 1/2 stick of butter on medium-high speed until light and fluffy.
Step 2: Gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar and 1/3 cup cocoa powder, beating well.
Step 3: Slowly beat in 3 tablespoons milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
Step 4: Gradually beat in remaining 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar until smooth and creamy.
Step 5: When cookies are completely cooled spread frosting across each one.

The chocolate sour cream drops cookie recipe makes 40 cookies.