Mocha Latte Logs

Chocolate and coffee is a fantastic flavor combination in tender holiday cookies.

  • prep time 1 hr 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 48

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup butter, softened
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled slightly
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
tablespoon instant espresso coffee powder
2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour

Glaze

2
tablespoons whipping cream or milk
2
teaspoons instant espresso coffee powder
1
cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in sugars until well blended. Beat in melted chocolate, vanilla, egg and 1 tablespoon coffee powder. Gradually beat flour into butter mixture until well blended.
  • 2 Roll dough into ball; flatten ball slightly. Cut dough into 8 equal wedges; roll each into 18-inch long rope. Cut each rope into 6 (3-inch) pieces. On ungreased cookie sheets, place pieces 2 inches apart. Using tines of fork, make lines along each log by pulling gently down length of each piece.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until firm but not browned. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 4 Place waxed paper on counter under cooling rack. In small, deep microwavable bowl or measuring cup, microwave cream uncovered on High about 15 seconds or until warm. Stir in 2 teaspoons coffee powder until dissolved. Using wire whisk, beat in powdered sugar until no lumps remain. Dip one end of each log into glaze. Place on cooling rack, allowing glaze to drip through rack, until glaze is dry, about 30 minutes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    30mg
    30%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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