Mocha Cookies
Author: Kitchens
  • 1/2 Cup butter
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 1/4 Cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 Cups flour
  • 2 Tablespoons instant coffee; powder, not crystals
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 Cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350. Cream butter. Add both sugars and beat well. Add egg and mix well. Add flour, coffee powder, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, vanilla, and 1/2 cups walnuts. Mix well. Wrap dough in wax paper and chill thouroughly in refrigerator (at least two hours).
  2. Remove dough from refrigerator. Using rounded teaspoonfuls of dough, shape into balls using palms of hands and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 12-15 minutes.
  3. Remove cookie sheet from oven and working quickly place 3-4 chocolate chips in the center of each hot cookie. When chocolate has softened, spread over top and sprinkle with balance of walnuts. Remove to wire rack and cool.
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