Diva Tasting: Cookies

Drop Cookies



2 ¾ Cups Sifted All-Purpose Flour

2 Teaspoons Baking Powder

½ Teaspoon Baking Soda

½ Teaspoon Salt

¼ Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg

1  Cups White Sugar

1 Cup Butter

2 Eggs

½ Cup Sour Cream

1 Teaspoon Lemon Extract

1 Tablespoon White Sugar

1 Cup Chopped Walnuts, Or To Taste (1/4 reserved)


Step 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.

Step 2 Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg together into a bowl.

Step 3 Beat 1 1/2 cups sugar and butter together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition; blend in sour cream and lemon extract. Gradually stir flour mixture into creamed butter mixture until dough is combined. Fold in 3/4 cups of the chopped nuts. Sprinkle remaining on top of cookies before baking each batch.

Step 4 Drop dough by rounded tablespoons, about 3 inches apart, onto the prepared baking sheets. About 5 dozen cookies.

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