Time To Make The…Sweets!

Our day-in day-out is getting redundant. Until now! No need to set an alarm. We’re waking up early to make Toffee Coffee Sugar Cookies with Coffee Frosting! Our outlook just got a whole lot brighter! (And with the extra caffeine, we’re getting a whole lot done!) Winning!

Toffee Coffee Sugar Cookies with Coffee Frosting

Ingredients

1 cup butter flavored Crisco

1 1/4 cup granulated sugar

1 large egg

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 tablespoons instant coffee granules

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups all purpose

Coffee Frosting

1/4 cup butter, softened

1/4 Crisco

2 cups powdered sugar

2 teaspoons almond milk

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 teaspoon instant coffee granules

Instructions

1 In the bowl of your stand mixer cream together the Crisco and sugar.

2 Once the mixture is nice and fluffy beat in the egg, instant coffee, and vanilla extract.

3 Mix until well combined.

4 Stir in the baking soda and salt.

5 Carefully mix in the flour, stop when it’s just combined.

6 Remove dough from bowl and cover dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 12 hours.

7 Preheat your oven to 350°F.

8 Form dough into balls (about a heaping tablespoon in size) and place them 2-3 inches apart on a lined baking sheet.

9 Bake for 10 minutes or until the outsides are nice and brown.

10 Allow cookies to slightly cool on baking sheet before transferring them to a wire rack.

11 For the frosting; In a large bowl cream the butter and Crisco until light, fluffy.

12 Mix in the vanilla and instant coffee.

13 Slowly beat in the powdered sugar and coffee-milk mixture.

14 Mix until the frosting is light and fluffy (3-5 minutes).

15 Frost cookies once cooled.

16 Sprinkle Heath Bits on top.

*recipe inspired by Sweet As A Cookie

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