Monday, October 1, 2012

coffee chip cookies

I made these cookies yesterday and when I photographing them I noticed one of them really stood out! By accident I made the cutest happy face cookie in the world. I have him put aside not sure if I could ever eat him... As much as I enjoy putting tea in all my baking I love coffee as well and found a good way to use it in baking. For this you can pretty much take your favorite chocolate chip cookies recipe and add in either 1 tbsp of instant espresso powder or regular instant coffee. ( Instant coffee tends to taste better but I used espresso since I have sooooo much of it to use!) here is the recipe I used for the cutie above:

What you will need:
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup butter (softened)
2 tbsp milk
1 or 2 tbsp instant coffee or espresso powder (1 for espresso 2 for instant)
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup chocolate chips (use more if you don't like having skimpy cookies I could have used more)

How to make:
  • Combine brown sugar, white sugar and butter and beat untill light and fluffy. Add in milk, coffee powder vanilla and egg; blend well. Add in flour and baking soda; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Using a tablespoon as a measure scoop out one tablespoon of dough and drop onto cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake at 375*F for 8 minutes.  Cool on wire rack. Under bake if you like to make sure they are soft!

This is pretty much the easiest cookie recipe ever! Overall these came out pretty good the espresso powder does make them seem dry so when I make them again I will under bake them a bit so they had more softness to them.

2 comments:

  1. So adorable! I wouldn't have been able to eat him either. What I wouldn't give for a tasty warm cookie right now...yum! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  2. How fabulously yummy looking! Thanks for sharing this tasty recipe, I'm going to share it with my coffee flavoured dessert loving sister.

    ♥ Jessica

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