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Coffee Chip Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch

Makes

3-1/2 dozen

"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."
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 large 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 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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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