Mocha Chip Cookies

Mocha Chip Cookies Recipe

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Lynette !


My great aunt use to make these cookies. I'm not sure where she got the recipe, but probably from her mother. Cook time is per cookie sheet, and will depend on the size of your oven and the number of cookie sheets you have! 1 hour of prep time is chilling time.


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6 1/2 dozen
1 Hr 15 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 large
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    instant coffee granules
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 c
    milk chocolate morsels
  • 2/3 c
    chopped pecans
  • ·
    sugar, to roll cookies in

How to Make Mocha Chip Cookies


  1. Beat the shortening and softened butter in a large mixing bowl at medium speed until fluffy. Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar and the powdered sugar. Beat well.
  2. Add the egg, beating well.
  3. Dissolve the coffee granules in the water. Add to the creamed mixture, beating well.
  4. In another bowl, combine the flour and the next 5 ingredients. Gradually add to the creamed mixture, beating well. Stir in the chocolate morsels and the chopped pecans. Cover, and chill for 1 hour.
  5. Shape into 1/2 inch balls. Roll in the additional sugar. Place on a ightly greased cookie sheet. Press with a fork to flatten. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.

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About Mocha Chip Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #chocolate

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