Beatles Cookies

Makes 8-10 dozen

  • ¾ cup butter or margarine
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 ¼ cups flour
  • 2 ¼ cups sugar (plus ⅔ cup more for topping)
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¾ tsp soda
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ cups sour cream
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup chocolate pieces or mini chips
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon (for topping)

Cream butter and 2 ¼ cup sugar. Add eggs and mix well. Sift flour, salt, soda, and baking powder. Alternately add with sour cream. Add vanilla and fold in chocolate pieces. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Combine ⅔ cup sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle some on each cookie. Bake at 375°F for 12 minutes or so.

(one of Beth’s favorites from her jr. high school kitchen)

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