Camp Recipes: Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies

URJ 6 Points Creative Arts Academy
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URJ 6 Points Creative Arts Academy

Love chocolate chip cookies? Make them every softer and more delectable with a little bit of sour cream. This recipe comes from the 2018 campers at URJ Points Creative Arts Academy, a Reform Jewish summer camp in West Chester, PA.

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup packed brown sugar
½ cup sour cream
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 ¼ cups flour
½ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans
  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat butter and sugars in large bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  3. Add sour cream, egg and vanilla; beat until well blended.
  4. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
  6. Drop tablespoonfuls of dough, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets.
  7. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Cool on baking sheets 3 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.