Recipe for Coffee Liqueur Cookies


    Coffee Liqueur Cookies

    2 eggs
    2 teaspoons instant coffee crystals
    2 tablespoons coffee flavored liqueur
    1 cup butter or margarine, softened
    3/4 cup packed brown sugar
    1 cup granulated sugar
    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

    Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

    In a small bowl, dissolve instant coffee crystals into the coffee liqueur; set aside.

    In a large bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Gradually add eggs and coffee mixture while mixing.

    Sift together the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the chocolate chips.

    Drop dough by rounded tablespoonsful onto a cookie sheet. Cookies should be at least 2 inches apart. Bake for 23 to 25 minutes. Immediately transfer cookies to cooling rack after baking. These keep well at room temperature or refrigerated.

    Makes 3 dozen.