25 Ways to Use Up Leftover Sour Cream

Don't let containers of sour cream sit in the back of your fridge! Instead, mix up dressings, cakes, soups, dips and more.

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Breakfast or dessert? This delicious cinnamon-spiced coffee cake can be both.

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Broccoli and Cauliflower Gratin Mac n Cheese

Rachael Ray's easy dish doesn't even require making a bechamel — just mix together sour cream and sharp cheddar for a creamy sauce.

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Chicken Flautas with Avocado Cream

Use up half an avocado and leftover sour cream in a guacamole-inspired dipping sauce for crispy chicken flautas.

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Sour Cream Cheesecake

Sweeten up tangy sour cream in Alton Brown's classic cheesecake recipe. The trick to getting a perfect slice is patience: Let the cheesecake set for a full six hours and run your knife in a hot water bath after each slice.

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Leftover Baked Potato Soup

Clean out the fridge and use leftover baked potatoes in a quick new version of potato-leek soup, flavored with nutty Parmesan cheese and tangy buttermilk.

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Slammin' Swedish Meatballs

Flavor meatloaf mix with onions, garlic, allspice and cayenne, then form meatballs and top with a sour cream gravy. They'll beat any furniture store cafe food.

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Sour Cream Waffles with Fresh Peaches and Toasted Pecan Praline Sauce

Mix up your brunch routine by topping fluffy sour cream waffles with sticky pecan praline sauce and juicy peaches instead of plain ol' maple syrup.

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Stuffed White Mushroom Caps

Sour cream gives stuffed mushrooms their signature creamy interior before they're blanketed in Parmesan and breadcrumbs and baked until crisp.

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Chocolate Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

The secret ingredient for a moist chocolate cake is sour cream. Kelsey Nixon spreads batter in a sheet pan instead of fussing with a three-layer cake. 

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Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes

Watch these buttery, creamy mashed potatoes disappear at your next family gathering — or when you're by yourself in front of the TV.

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Beer, Bacon and Cheddar Cornbread

Haylie Duff combines your three favorite ingredients in crumbly cornbread.

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Caramelized Onion and Sage Dip

Toasty brown butter adds another layer of flavor to sweet caramelized onions in this creamy dip.

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Buffalo Wings with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

The ultimate triple threat: wings, blue cheese dip and celery. Squad goals.

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Savoury Swiss Chard Tart

Get in your greens while still indulging a little with this Swiss chard, crisp bacon and Gruyère cheese tart.

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Funeral Potatoes (Utah Potato Casserole)

Don't be scared off by this recipe's name; the creamy and cheesy, cornflake-topped hash-brown casserole is perfect for any occasion.

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Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Fifteen minutes is all it takes to whip up a bubbling bowl of spinach-artichoke dip, thanks to a zap in the microwave.

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Marinated Veggie Kebabs with Spicy Avocado Dill Dip

Update your crudite plate with chunks of grilled halloumi cheese, marinated vegetables and an irresistibly creamy and spicy avocado dip.

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Glazed Waffle Donuts

Bobby Flay's deep-fried sour cream waffles, coated with chocolate ganache, vanilla glaze or cinnamon sugar, will change the way you think about doughnuts.

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Roast Chicken Enchilada Suizas Stacked Casserole

Think of this as a Mexican lasagna. Rachael layers tortillas, shredded chicken, zesty tomatillo enchilada sauce, cheese and sour cream for stacks on stacks of flavor.

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Loaded Baked Potato Slab Pie

Meet the ultimate side dish: creamy potato gratin and salty bacon topped with a flaky, buttery crust.

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Tarragon Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

Add some sour cream for extra zip in your next chicken salad sandwich, with juicy grapes and crunchy pecans for contrasting textures.

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Roy Rogers Stuffing

This ain't your mama's stuffing. Justin Warner combines unexpected ingredients — potato chips, potato bread and salsa — with shredded cheddar cheese and bacon in a wacky casserole.

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Green Goddess Dressing

Kelsey's herbaceous dip, filled with chives, tarragon, parsley and basil, goes well with any salad or vegetable.

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Baby Baked Fingerling Potatoes

Ditch the frozen potato skins and top fingerling potatoes with sour cream, chives and bacon for an endlessly poppable appetizer.

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Oatmeal Berry Cobbler with Lemon Cream

Cream, powdered sugar, vanilla, lemon zest and sour cream — that's all you need to enhance baked oatmeal cobbler.

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