Sour Cream Oatmeal Cookies

  • Yield: 4 dozen

Be sure to use old fashioned oatmeal and not the quick-cooking oatmeal. Why not try using dried cranberries or cherries in place of the raisins?


1cup butter or margarine
1 1/2cups sugar
2cups uncooked old-fashioned oatmeal
1teaspoon baking soda
1cup sour cream
1/2teaspoon baking powder
2cups flour
2teaspoons cinnamon
1cup nuts, chopped
1cup raisins, chopped


  1. Mix ingredients in order given. Add a little more flour if dough is too soft.
  2. Drop onto greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Tampa, Inc., The Gasparilla Cookbook, Favorite Florida West Coast Recipes, (The Junior Leage of Tampa, Inc., 1961)