Sour cream Coffee Cake Cookies

A wire rack filled with cooked Sour Cream Coffee Cake Cookies

Everything you love about coffee cake; soft and chewy, rich filling, and crumb topping now you can enjoy it in a cookie! 



Marbled filling 

  • 2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • ½  cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 ½ tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

Crumb topping

  • 3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter  

  • ½ cup flour 

  • ½ cup light brown suga

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

Cookie dough 

  • 1 cup of room temperature butter (2 sticks) 
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1 teaspoon salt 


Marbled Filling 

  • In a small bowl melt the butter. Add the rest of the ingredients for the marbled filling mix until combined. Set aside. 

Crumb Topping

  • In a small bowl melt the butter. Add the rest of the ingredients for the crumb topping mix until it comes together and resembles pea-sized pieces. Set aside. 

Cookie Dough 

  1. Preheat your oven to 350
  2. Measure out all ingredients. In a small bowl mix flour, baking soda, and salt set aside. 
  3. In a standard mixer (or by hand) cream the butter until smooth. Add sugar and mix for one minute. Add eggs and mix for another minute on medium-high. 
  4. Mix in sour cream.
  5. Add dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, and salt.) 
  6. Fold in the Marbled filling.
  7. On a piece of parchment paper, dust the surface with flour. Using a cookie scoop scoop out cookies.
    Flour on a parchment paper
  8. Dip a spoon into crumb topping or flour to help the spoon from sticking. Using the back of a spoon press down into the center of the cookies to make a “nest” for the crumb topping.
    Sour Cream Coffee Cake Cookies Scooped out on to flour dusted parchment paper. Someone holding a spoon with the back of the spoon facing up. It's covered in crumb topping. Someone is using the back of a spoon that has been dipped in crumb topping to press the middle of each cookie down to make "nests" in the center of each sour cream coffee cake cookie.
  9. Sprinkle with Crumb Topping. Transfer to a parchment-lined cookie sheet. Bake for 10- 15 minutes.
    Raw Sour Cream Coffee Cake Cookie Dough scooped, nested, and topped with crumb topping.