Choco-Hazelnut Latte Cookies

Choco-Hazelnut Latte Cookies

Prize-Winning Recipe 2009! Love hazelnut coffee? Create the same latte flavor in a deliciously easy, addictive chocolate cookie.

Prep Time

50

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

32

cookies

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/3
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
3
tablespoons instant coffee granules or crystals
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3
tablespoons hazelnut-flavored syrup for beverages (from 12.7-oz bottle)
1
egg
1 1/2
cups toasted hazelnuts, chopped*
1
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
2/3
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting (from 1-lb container)
4 1/2
teaspoons hazelnut-flavored syrup for beverages (from 12.7-oz bottle)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir together cookie mix, cocoa and instant coffee. Add butter, 3 tablespoons syrup and the egg; stir until soft dough forms. Stir in 1 cup of the nuts and the chocolate chips.
  2. On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough with rounded 1 1/2 tablespoon-size cookie scoop or by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart. Press each mound to flatten slightly.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  4. In small bowl, stir frosting and 4 1/2 teaspoons syrup. Spread about 1 teaspoon frosting on each cookie. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup nuts.
Makes 32 cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Winner's Quote
"This is my first contest ever. I came up with this recipe because I absolutley love hazelnut coffee."
How-To
To toast hazelnuts, heat oven to 350°F. Spread nuts in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.
Purchasing
Look for flavored syrups in the coffee and tea section of your supermarket.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 85mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 14g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.