You'll love the flavor combination of chocolate and coffee in these easy-to-make Chocolate Java Dreams cookies.
- 1 tablespoon NESCAFÉ TASTER'S CHOICE House Blend 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules
- 2 tablespoons hot water
- 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter, (we recommend LAND O LAKES® Butter), softened
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup (6 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
- 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening
PREHEATovent 350º F.
COMBINE Taster's Choice and hot water in small bowl; stir until coffee is dissolved. Combine butter and powdered sugar in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often for 2 to 3 minutes or until creamy. Add coffee mixture to butter mixture; continue beating for 1 minute or until well mixed. Reduce speed to low: add flour and salt. Beat for 2 to 3 minutes or until well mixed. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten to 2-inch round with bottom of greased and floured glass.
BAKE for 11 to 13 minutes or until set. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
MELT morsels and vegetable shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat until smooth (2 to 3 minutes). Drizzle over cooled cookies.
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Chocolate Java Dreams
I spread the dough out in a foil lined jelly-roll pan. It just filled the pan nicely. Then baked it for 20 minutes in the 350 degree oven. As soon an I took the pan from the oven, I sprinkled the chips over the cookies. In about 5 minutes, they softened so I could spread them over the top. Then while still warm, I cut the cookies in squares. All done, no rolling into balls, and no melting the chips and drizzeling. Hurry-up, but still good. Thanks for the recipe.
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