Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookies - 3 1/2 DozenCuisinart Original Recipe
1 cup pecan halves
1-1/2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
1 tablespoon hot water
2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, slightly softened
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
1 large egg
1-1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
Vegetable oil cooking spray
Preheat oven to 350°F. Place pecans on a baking sheet and toast until lightly browned, about 3 - 4 minutes. Cool slightly then place in a Cuisinart® Mini-Prep™ Processor fitted with the sharp blade; pulse on Lo speed until coarsely chopped, about 5 times.
Combine instant coffee granules and water in a small bowl; reserve. Combine flour, soda and salt in a small bowl; reserve.
In a large mixing bowl, using a Cuisinart® SmartPower™ Countup™ 9-Speed Electronic Hand Mixer, cream butter and sugars on speed 2 until light and fluffy, about 1 - 2 minutes.
Add coffee/water mixture, egg and vanilla; gradually increase to speed 4 and mix until well blended, about 30 seconds. Add flour mixture; mix on speed 2 until combined, about 30 seconds. Scrape bowl with a spatula and continue mixing until well blended.
Add chocolate and pecans; mix on speed 1 until just combined, about 20 - 30 seconds.
Spray baking sheets with vegetable oil cooking spray. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto baking sheets.
Bake until golden, about 10 - 12 minutes. Cool slightly on baking sheet and then transfer to a wire rack.
ServingsMakes 3-1/2 dozen cookies
calories 155 (50% from fat) • carb. 18g • pro. 1g • fat 9g • sat. fat 4g • chol. 22mg • sod. 52mg • calc. 8mg • fiber 2g
This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products: