Coffee Dreams

Coffee Dreams Recipe

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Donna Phariss


This is a recipe my mother made when I was a kid and we received it from my grandmother!!! No one in our family let it stay around very long. My brother and his boys love this.
There is also an icing you can put on them but they're good without it.


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45 Min
30 Min


  • 2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    shortening (i used shortening)
  • 3
    eggs - well beaten
  • 1 c
    cold coffee
  • 1 tsp
    soda mixed in with coffee
  • 3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    each - cinnamon, nutmeg & ginger
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    each - raisins and nuts(coud be optional)

How to Make Coffee Dreams


  1. mix brown sugar and shortening till fluffy then add well beaten eggs. Add the coffee with soda
  2. Mix together Flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger and put in a little at a time beating and scraping sides of bowl well.
  3. Add Vanilla and if wanted raisins and nuts
  4. Bake in a 11x15 pan greased at 350degrees for 26 to 30 min.

  5. ICING: 6TBLS brown Sugar and 1/4 c shortening - CREAM together then add 2 c sifted powdered sugar and 3 TBLS cream and 1 teasp vanilla

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About Coffee Dreams

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #coffee, #bars

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