Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Chocolate Java Dreams
You`ll love the flavor combination of chocolate and coffee in these easy to make cookies.
Serves: 60 cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes


1 tablespoon TASTER’S CHOICE® 100% Pure Instant Coffee
2 tablespoons hot water
1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1 cup Powdered sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup (6 oz.) NESTLÉ ® TOLL HOUSE ® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1 tablespoon vegetable shortening

PREHEAToven to 350 degrees F.


COMBINE Taster`s Choice and hot water in small bowl; stir until coffee is dissolved. Combine butter and powdered sugar in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often for 2 to 3 minutes or until creamy. Add coffee mixture to butter mixture; continue beating for 1 minute or until well mixed. Reduce speed to low: add flour and salt. Beat for 2 to 3 minutes or until well mixed. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten to 2-inch round with bottom of greased and floured glass.

BAKE for 11 to 13 minutes or until set. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.


MELT morsels and vegetable shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat until smooth (2 to 3 minutes). Drizzle over cooled cookies.