Mocha Chocolate Crackle Cookies Recipe

Mocha Chocolate Crackle Cookies

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Generations have grown up making chocolate crackle cookies.  This modern twist on a beloved classic adds coffee extract for a rich mocha flavor.  Crackle cookies have tender, fudgy insides and crispy, crackly outsides.  Make some sweet memories today.

Mocha Chocolate Crackle Cookies Recipe

Mocha Chocolate Crackle Cookies

2 cups + 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour

2 tsp. baking powder

4 oz. unsweetened chocolate

½ cup vegetable oil

½ tsp. salt

2 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. instant coffee

1 cup Dixie Crystals extra fine granulated sugar

1 cup well packed Dixie Crystals dark brown sugar

4 eggs

¾ cup Dixie Crystals confectioners powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Sift together flour and baking powder and set aside.

Chop chocolate and place in bowl with oil and salt.  Heat over double boiler until chocolate is melted.  Remove from heat.

Using a rolling pin crush instant coffee until powdered.  Add to above.

Allow to slightly cool until lukewarm.

Once cooled, add both sugars and whisk in eggs one at a time.  Add flour and mix until combined.

Place in refrigerator until firm, about 2-3 hours.  Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

Shape chilled dough into tablespoon size and drop in powdered sugar.  Make into round balls and roll generously in powdered sugar.  Place on cookie sheets bounces back when lightly pressed in center, about 12 – 13 minutes.

(Recipe for Mocha Chocolate Crackle Cookies was in Taste of Home Best Loved Cookies & Candies, December 31, 2012 issue)

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