This recipe comes from our sister MaryAnne, who suggests these fruit-filled creations are softened by the addition of sour cream and beautifully flavored by the fruit combinations. The recipe follows so you be the judge.

 

Sour Cream Fruit Drops can be made with any fruit, such as blueberries in the photo above . . .
Sour Cream Fruit Drops can be made with any fruit, such as blueberries in the photo above . . .

Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp clove
1 cup chopped dates
1 cup glazed cherries
2 cup raisins
1 cup nuts
1 tbsp grated orange rind

 

Instructions:

Cream butter and sugar together, then add eggs, sour cream and vanilla.

Mix dry ingredients, and add along with floured fruit to butter/sugar mix.
Chill for at least an hour.

 Bake at 375 for 10 - 12 minutes.
(13 minutes is perfect in my oven)