recipe: Coffee caramel cookies would be popular at holiday parties and recipe swaps
Mary Bilyeu | Contributor
And this batch was so easy to make, so fragrant, so tender, and so delicious! Perfect for holiday parties, for gifts or "just because," they were very popular. I hope you enjoy them.
Coffee Caramel Cookies
(adapted from a recipe in The Pillsbury Complete Book of Baking)
1 cup butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 teaspoon instant coffee granules
1/2 teaspoon aluminum-free baking powder
pinch of kosher salt
2-1/3 cups flour
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
In a large bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar; stir in coffee and egg. Mix in baking powder, salt, and flour.
Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place onto the prepared baking sheet. Press with a fork to make an imprint.
Bake for 10 minutes until cookies are set. Remove to a rack to cool completely.
Makes 5 dozen cookies.
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