First things first…here’s what I’m giving away today…
A fun little ‘coffee’ package! I will be giving one lucky person a coffee mug, a single serving packet of Spiced Chai Tea, a jar of French Vanilla powdered creamer, and two one-pot packs of coffee from the Baxters, the coffee shop where I work part time. These are two of our regular-bodied coffees. I’ll let you know at the end of the post how you can win this little goody bag of coffee stuff!
On to the cookies. Life is just better with cookies…wouldn’t you agree? These have got to be my favorite cookies I’ve ever made. And I’ve made LOTS of cookies in my time. In ‘theme’ with the giveaway…I made this yesterday…Mocha Jo Cookies. I mean…what could be better? Cookies and Coffee. Together. As One. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.
Here’s what you’ll need to make these tasty babies…
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 stick butter, softened
1-1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 tbsp instant coffee powder (or instant espresso powder)
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
First…add your sugar, brown sugar, butter and egg to your mixer bowl.
Beat until nice and creamy. Mmm…Doesn’t this look divine already?
Now, mix in the flour, coffee powder, baking soda and salt.
Now, mix in the chocolate chips.
Scoop onto cookie sheets, placing them about two inches apart. I use an ice cream type scoop, but if you don’t have that, just use a soup spoon.
Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes, until ligthly golden brown.
Cool about 3-4 minutes on the pan and remove to a cooling rack. When cool, prepare the coffee drizzle. Yes, friends…I said DRIZZLE!!
For the drizzle, you’ll need:
1/2 tsp instant coffee
3 tsp water
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Combine the three ingredients until smooth.
Drizzle over the cookies…and then, dear friends…you’ll be in cookie heaven!
Sweet Georgia Brown, these are the best cookies I have ever put in my mouth! I think I inhaled ate 4 before I realized what I had done! Like I said…these are my ultimate, all time favorite cookies!
I hope you try them and that you like them as much as I, and my children, do!
Now, back to that giveaway…there are four ways you can be entered into the drawing.
1) Leave me a comment telling me what YOUR favorite cookie is.
2) Email YOUR favorite cookie recipe to cwphotography AT windstream DOT net. Please put Cookie Recipe in the subject line somewhere.
3) Post about this giveaway on your blog and link back to this post.
4)Do all three of the above and you’ll earn a bonus entry!
You have until Wednesday, August 5th at 9:00 am EST to be entered into the drawing.