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Crispy Coffee Cookies

 Crispy Coffee Cookies
I created this recipe because I wanted an easy-to-make cookie that folks can't resist. These tempting treats have a hint of coffee flavor and aren't overly sweet.
30 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup instant coffee granules
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 2 eggs
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Additional sugar


  • In a bowl, combine sugar and oil. Dissolve coffee in water; add to
  • sugar mixture and mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well
  • after each addition. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt;
  • gradually add to the sugar mixture.
  • Roll into 3/4-in. balls, then roll in additional sugar. Place 2 in.
  • apart on lightly greased baking sheets; flatten with a fork. Bake at
  • 400° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire
  • racks to cool. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 118 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.