Friday, 5 December 2008

Kaluha Cookies

1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons Kahlua
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 1/2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa

  • Cream butter in a medium bowl; Gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.Add kahlua and egg, beating well.
  • Combine flour and next 3 ingredients, stirring well.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture, beating at low speed of an electric mixer until well blended.
  • Cover and chill dough for 15 minutes.
  • Combine powdered sugar and cocoa.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls; Roll each ball in sugar mixture.
  • Place on cookie sheets coated with cooking spray.
  • Flatten each with a fork in a crisscross pattern.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 9 minutes.