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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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

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