Drop Cookies Mocha Truffle

Posted by: Jennifer A 09-06-99 3:26

Mocha Truffle Cookies

1/2 cup margarine or butter
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
1 tablespoon instant coffee crystals
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 beaten eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces

Preheat oven to 350.

In a large saucepan melt margarine or butter and 1/2 cup chocolate pieces over low heat.

Remove from heat.

Stir in coffee crystals; cool 5 minutes.

Stir in sugars, eggs, and vanilla.

In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.

Stir into coffee mixture.

Stir in 1 cup chocolate pieces.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto lightly greased cookie sheets.

Bake in a 350 F. oven 10 minutes.

Let cool 1 minute before removing from sheet.

Makes 30 cookies.

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