Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Mocha Bites

Category: Cookie, Dessert
Style: Western
Difficulty: Easy
Portion: Makes 2 to 3 dozens

1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 cup icing sugar, sifted
1/4 cup espresso, cooled
4 tsp vanilla
2.25 cups all purpose flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 tsp salt
sugar for coating

Preheat oven to 350F.
Cream together butter and icing sugar until smooth. Stir in espresso and vanilla. Sift in all purpose flour, cocoa and salt and mix until dough comes together.
Turn dough onto a surface slightly dusted with icing sugar. Divide dough in half and shape into logs. Slice dough into 1/2 inch slices. Place cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes until done.
While warm, toss cookies in sugar and allow to cool on a rack.


Amy said...

4 tsp vanilla?

is it Vanilla extract?

if no, where can I get pure vanilla ?

Alan Yu said...

yes, i mean vanilla extract.