Saturday, February 2, 2008

Coffee Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
2 tablespoons powdered instant coffee
2/3 cup white sugar
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets. In a medium-sized bowl, cream together the shortening, sugar and coffee. Beat in the egg, flour, vanilla and chopped nuts. Mix until well blended. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets and bake 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool on wire racks.
Makes 30 cookies

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