Chocolate Mocha Mummy Cookies

Kathleen Riemer

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@darkinsanity

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Ingredients

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups gold medal® all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1 teaspoon instant coffee granules or crystals
1 1/4 cups white vanilla baking chips (from 11-oz bag)
1/4 cup miniature candy-coated semisweet chocolate baking bits (40 bits)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed about 2 minutes or until creamy. On low speed, beat in flour, cocoa and coffee granules 1 to 2 minutes or until well mixed. Divide dough into 2 balls; press each to form disk. Wrap each disk in plastic wrap; freeze 10 minutes.

2 On lightly floured surface, roll 1 dough disk at a time until 1/8 inch thick. Cut with 5-inch gingerbread boy cutter. On ungreased cookie sheets, place cutouts 1 inch apart. Reroll and cut any remaining dough. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, 15 to 20 minutes.

3 Place white baking chips in small resealable freezer plastic bag; seal bag. Microwave on High 30 seconds. Turn bag over; microwave 15 seconds longer until chips are softened. Squeeze bag until mixture is smooth. (If necessary, microwave 10 seconds longer or until chips are completely melted and mixture is smooth.)

4 Cut very small tip from one corner of bag. Squeeze bag to drizzle melted chips over cookies for mummy wrapping. Add 2 baking bits to each cookie for eyes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies