Mocha Java Shortbread

Mocha Java Shortbread

Mocha Java Shortbread

Prep Time

70 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Serves

10 people

A perfect shortbread with a hint of coffee and a lot of chocolate flavor without a lot of work. Imagine yourself sitting down with a cup of coffee or tea, a couple of shortbread cookies fresh from the oven, allowing your cares to go away!

Be sure to use real butter for the best results.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 sticks butter
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Preparation

  • 1 Soften the butter by putting it in the microwave for about 45 seconds, then cream in the flour, coffee granules, powdered sugar and vanilla
  • 2 Add chocolate chips
  • 3 Knead once or twice, then shape into a roll inside a sheet of waxed paper or parchment paper
  • 4 Place in the refrigerator for one hour
  • 5 Remove dough from refrigerator and slice into about 1-inch rounds
  • 6 Place rounds on a greased cookie sheet; flatten just slightly with your fingers or a fork
  • 7 Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes

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