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Chunky Mocha Cookies

My Home Economics Club has a cookie exchange every Christmas. These cookies flavored with a hint of coffee are always a big hit. —Janet Sparks, Shirley, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    about 6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs. Beat in milk, coffee granules and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in pecans, chips, raisins and coconut.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° until golden brown, 10-12 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 176 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 79mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
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  • CatMurphy
    Jun 16, 2013

    These cookies have great flavor! If I make these again, I would leave out the raisins and substitute the pecans with almonds.

  • tropicalbreeze
    Nov 14, 2011

    Theses cookies are really good! :)

  • NevadaRose
    Jun 28, 2010

    Just made these this morning - they are really good - and quick to mix up!

  • beautyfrumpain
    Aug 19, 2008

    I don't use the raisins or the coconut because they aren't popular ingredients, BUT during Christmas i had to make more than 3 batches just so i could have enough to feed people at each party.