Walnut Drops


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 1/2 s brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 dairy sour cream
  • 3/4 chopped walnuts
  • colored sugar


Cream butter in large mixing bowl. Add sugar, eggs and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Blend into butter mixture alternately with sour cream. Stir in nuts. Cover and chill dough. Preheat oven to 350°. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto buttered cookie sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to wire racks to cool.


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