Ginger Sour Cream Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange

Ginger Sour Cream CookiesI love, love, love this time of the year, and all the cookies, cakes, turkey, ham you named it, it is just a delicious moment to be coking and baking.
And of course this month #CreativeCookieExchange theme is all about ginger. It is the second favorite ingredients, besides pumpkin puree.
We all love to baked and cook with this seasonal ingredients, and today I made this different kind of ginger cookie, it is like cookie and cake in one, and my daughter said you can dip then in chocolate for even more decadent flavor.
They have a rich flavor of ginger and a tanginess from the sour cream, this is just perfect to change up the traditional ginger cookies, and pack this holiday with this different and delicious Ginger Sour Cream Cookies.


  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 cups super fine sugar
  • 1 stick soften butter
  • 2 egg
  • 1 cup of fat free sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon grown ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon grown nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon of crystalize ginger


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream sugar and butter for 5 minutes, add the eggs one at the time.
  3. In a bowl combine all the dry ingredients, then add to the mixture above alternating with the sour cream.
  4. You will have a very soft dough, and that is ok.
  5. Place teaspoon of the dough in a baking sheet, and place a little pice of crystalize ginger in the center of the cookies.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes. Once ready place on a cooling rack.

This recipe makes 40 cookies.

Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

The theme this month is Ginger! Dried and ground, candied, fresh–if you like ginger in your cookies you have come to the right place! If you are a blogger and want to join in the fun, contact Laura at thespicedlife AT gmail DOT com and she will get you added to our Facebook group, where we discuss our cookies and share links.

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