Creamy Chocolate Cookie Dough

Creamy Chocolate Cookie Dough image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Creamy Chocolate Cookie Dough image

This irresistibly soft dough is a tasty base for our four festive cookies. Sour cream is the secret to its creamy texture, which makes it easy to work with.

  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2014


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch salt


In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in egg yolk until smooth. Beat in sour cream and vanilla.

In separate bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt; stir into butter mixture in 2 additions to form smooth dough.

Use this dough to make these four great cookies:

Mini Chocolate Almond Sandwich Cookies
Chocolate Hanukkah Cookies With Orange Cream Cheese Icing
Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
Chocolate Peppermint Candy Cane Cookies
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Creamy Chocolate Cookie Dough