Sugar-and-Spice Espresso Cookies

Sugar-and-Spice Espresso Cookies

Sugar and spice and everything nice. That's what these espresso-coated cookies are made of!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

3:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

3

dozen

Cookies
1 1/2
tablespoons instant espresso coffee granules
1
tablespoon hot water
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup shortening
1
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
egg
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1
teaspoon instant espresso coffee granules
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
Espresso Coating
1/2
cup granulated sugar
2
teaspoons instant espresso coffee granules
  1. In large bowl, dissolve 1 1/2 tablespoons espresso in hot water. Beat in butter, shortening, 1 cup granulated sugar, the brown sugar and egg with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon espresso, the cinnamon and salt on low speed.
  2. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into 10-inch-long roll. Wrap each roll with plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  3. On large plate, mix coating ingredients. Roll each roll of dough in coating (reserve any remaining coating). Rewrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 hours longer.
  4. Heat oven to 375°F. Cut each roll into 1/4-inch slices. On ungreased cookie sheet, place slices about 2 inches apart. Sprinkle with remaining coating.
  5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely.
Makes 3 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Serve these delicious morsels with vanilla or chocolate ice cream, or package them up with coffee mugs and freshly ground coffee for a gift that any coffee lover will enjoy.
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To keep your cookies nice and round, rotate the roll frequently while you're slicing. This will keep you from flattening one side.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 35 ),
  • Total Fat 4 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 5 mg;
  • Sodium 60 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.