Alex's Recipes

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Mocha Walnut Cookies


and a Christmas Trivia Excursion

See also:

Chunky Butter Cookies - with Trivia
Cranberry Rugelach
Gingerbread Cookies



2 cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided
2 tablespoon instant coffee powder
2 teaspoon boiling water
2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Cost: $ ; Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty Level: 2
Servings: 24 cookies


1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Melt 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips over hot water or in microwave.
3. Stir until smooth; cool to room temperature.
4. In a small cup, dissolve coffee in boiling water; set aide.
5. Combine flour, soda, and salt; set aside.
6. In large bowl, combine butter, sugars and coffee; beat until creamy.
7. Add egg and melted chocolate; mix well.
8. Gradually add flour mixture.
9. Stir in remaining 1-1/2 cups chocolate chips and walnuts.
10. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
11. Bake at 350 F for 10-12 minutes.
12. Let stand 2-3 minutes before removing from cookie sheets; cool completely.






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