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Mocha Truffle Cookies

 Mocha Truffle Cookies
Cocoa and coffee come together deliciously in these treats preferred by my husband. I like to make extras to tuck in gift baskets for friends and family.
66 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a small saucepan over low heat, melt butter and 1/2 cup chocolate
  • chips. Remove from the heat; stir until smooth. Stir in coffee
  • granules; cool for 5 minutes. Stir in the eggs, sugars and vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; fold into the
  • chocolate mixture with remaining chocolate chips.
  • Drop by round teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until tops appear slightly dry
  • and cracked. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool
  • completely. Yield: about 5-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 66 calories,

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Mocha Truffle Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.