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Coffee Chip Cookies Recipe

Coffee Chip Cookies Recipe

"My daughter loves the subtle coffee flavor in these soft cookies," says Maurane Ramsey of Fort Wayne, Indiana. "Now that she's away at college, I send her goody boxes with these freshly baked treats inside. The recipe makes plenty for her to share with her friends."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:21 servings


  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 cups (24 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine water and coffee; set aside. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with coffee. Stir in the chocolate chips. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden around the edges. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 410 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

Reviews for Coffee Chip Cookies

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melissajoan User ID: 8132350 214958
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2014

"What I did to Jazz up this already great recipe is, I used three different kinds of chocolate chips. I also used brewed blue mountain Jamaica coffee. The result was fantastic!"

RFM User ID: 5003679 71877
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2011

"Don´t waste your time and ingredients to do this recipe. It sucks! IT was liquid at the end I only bake 10 cookies and they taste flour. NO TASTE OF COFFEE.. it taste like cardboard! really!! Don´t waste your time. I don´t recommend it!! I through it to the garbage. Better bake something with peanut butter and chocolate chips it is much better."

gpafixit User ID: 1266889 62518
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2010

"I made a half batch for the two of us, cookies have a great flavor if youre a coffee lover. this cookie has a soft moist texture that holds up well after freezing.I added walnuts and a little salt to my batch. It's a keeper!"

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