Tuesdays With Dorie – Sour Cream Chocolate Cake Cookies

by Jessica on June 28, 2011

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake Cookies

Rich, spicy and ‘cakey’. These Sour Cream Chocolate Cake Cookies are similar in looks to those crunchy little gingersnaps I love, however the texture is anything but hard. They’re super-soft and immediately begin to melt in your mouth with the first bite.

Dorie estimates a yield of 48 cookies. Now obviously, that’s way too many for little ol’ me, so I halved the recipe thinking that 24 was a better number. A couple to use as tasters, then the rest taken to work for our weekly spread. Somehow, though, I ended up with 40 cookies… just 8 shy of the full recipe’s yield. However, I’m not complaining. I had a nice contribution to the dessert table and I’ve got extra ingredients for another batch! Score! :)

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Spike of Spike Bakes is this week’s rockin’ hostess. The recipe’s featured on her awesome blog and a list of this week’s participants can be found on the ‘Leave-Your-Link’ post over at TWD. Check ‘em out!

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake Cookies (pg. 160)
Source: Baking – From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

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1 Katrina June 28, 2011 at 9:43 am

Everyone’s cookies look thicker than Dorie saying they’ll be thin. I only made 1/4 of the recipe and got 15-16 cookies and they were plenty big. I sandwiched them. I’m glad I made these this week.

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2 Spike June 28, 2011 at 10:23 am

I made the full batch and had a ton- still have a freezer full to enjoy! Your cookies look great

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3 Nic June 28, 2011 at 10:25 am

Aw yours look so cute! But could you send me a big plate of the Mozzarella and Strawberries!?

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4 Nicole June 28, 2011 at 11:20 am

I made a full batch and got way more than 48. I sandwiches mine together with cinnamon filling and they were so good!

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5 Eliana June 28, 2011 at 12:50 pm

Hmmm – they look divine Jessica. I think i could devour en entire batch.

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6 Chaya June 28, 2011 at 2:37 pm

T hese look yummy although, I am not usually a fan of soft cookies.

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7 Kayte June 28, 2011 at 4:12 pm

Okay, yours look like lovely normal TWD Dorie cookies that turned out perfectly wonderful. Mine look like a Dorie knock-off that went bad. Very bad. Love the photo of them all heaped up on a plate like they are trying to show off and be the first one chosen!!

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8 mike June 28, 2011 at 11:33 pm

Beautiful! I thought this made way too many as well – especially when they stuck. :( Great idea halving it – they look especially fluffy – you really captured their “cake-iness”! Nicely done!

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9 yummychunklet June 29, 2011 at 1:16 am

Yum! Your cookies look great!

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10 Cakelaw June 29, 2011 at 6:26 am

Your cookies are puffy and fabulous! Mine are flat – hmmm … anyways, I thought they were good. I shared the love at work.

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11 Amber Marie June 29, 2011 at 8:35 am

I ended up getting more out of the recipe than it said too. Never a bad thing! I didn’t put ginger in mine, but it sounds like a great idea!

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12 Margaret June 29, 2011 at 3:01 pm

Now how come my cookies don’t look like yours!! Ah, well. I got 36 from 1/2 the recipe, but they were pretty small.

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13 steph (whisk/spoon) July 1, 2011 at 5:24 pm

those look good! i also got more than i expected from a half-batch, but i’m not complaining, either.

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14 Jessica July 11, 2011 at 6:27 pm

I love cookies that magically multiply! They look delicious.

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