Source: Nestle® Very Best Baking

Java Tea Cakes
This is a fun and delicious cookie.
Rating:
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

 

 
1 recipe cookies, ingredients follow
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons French Roast NESCAFÉ® Gourmet Instant Coffee
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 cup pecans, finely chopped
1 recipe icing, Ingredients follow
1 teaspoon French Roast NESCAFÉ® Gourmet Instant Coffee
3 teaspoons milk
1 cup Powdered sugar
1 cup Powdered sugar
1 teaspoon butter, softened




FOR COOKIES:

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE flour, cinnamon and salt in medium bowl. Place Nescafé and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl; stir until coffee is dissolved. Add butter and granulated sugar. Beat at low speed for about 2 minutes or until combined. Add flour mixture; mix until combined. Stir in nuts.

SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

BAKE for 15 to 17 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets on wire racks for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

FOR ICING:

PLACE Nescafé and 3 teaspoons milk in small bowl; stir until coffee is dissolved. Whisk in powdered sugar and butter until smooth; add remaining milk to make icing thinner, if needed. Dip tops of cookies into icing.