Sweet Sourdough Cookies


These sourdough discard cookies are soft sugar-type cookies. The sourdough starter gives them a little extra tang.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
24 cookies


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup sourdough starter

  • 1 egg

  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets, or line them with parchment paper.

  2. Cream sugar and butter in a large bowl. Beat in sourdough starter and egg. Stir in flour, baking powder, vanilla extract, salt, and baking soda until smooth. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden, 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

236 Calories
8g Fat
37g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 236
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 367mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 4g
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 72mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

You’ll Also Love