Lannette's Frosted Chocolate Drop Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

For many years these cookies have been our favorite 4th of July picnic cookies . . . soft and moist!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar; add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  3. Add cocoa, then sour cream; beat till well blended.
  4. Sift remaining dry ingredients together, then add to creamed mixture.
  5. Drop from rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.
  6. Bake cookies 8 to 10 minutes. Frost while still hot.
  7. For frosting, combine all ingredients, and beat well. Start with 2-1/2 cups of the powdered sugar, and add more if needed. Frosting should be slightly thin.


Most Helpful

Very nice cookie! I took my warm cookies and dipped them into the frosting. Very easy and they had a nice glaze that way.

paulclynnc April 17, 2010

I really liked these cookies! The texture and consistency are great. I really wish they had a richer chocolate flavor. A half cup of cocoa wasn't enough for me for this size batch of cookies. I will definitely add more next time, but overall, I really like this recipe. The icing is really good, too. I will be adding more cocoa to that as well.

Micki S. May 27, 2014

Very nice cookies. They were like mini cakes, but they didn't have the chocolate flavor I was really hoping for. Added a handful of chocolate chips to them and made a raspberry glaze to try and give them more flavor. Might try them again in the future with a few changes here and there.

maavlet April 15, 2014

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