Brazilian Coffee Cookies Recipe
- ⅓ cup shortening
- ½ cup packed brown sugar
- ½ cup white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 tablespoon milk
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon baking powder
- 2 tablespoons instant coffee powder
step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
step 2: Beat the shortening, brown sugar, white sugar, egg, vanilla and milk until fluffy.
step 3: Stir the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and instant coffee. Add to sugar mixture and mix thoroughly.
step 4: Shape dough in 1 inch balls. If it's too soft, chill it for a while. Place balls 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Flatten to 1/8 inch thickness with fork or glass dipped in sugar.
step 5: Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees CV) for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned.