Introduction: Creamy Mocha Thumbprints
Easy and delicious. If you enjoy chocolate and coffee, you will LOVE these.
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Prepare your Ingredients
1 8oz package cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda, sifted or mixed into flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1 cup chocolate covered coffee/espresso beans, divided
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
Cream the butter, cream cheese, and powdered sugar.
Add the flour and baking soda, vanilla, and cocoa powder, until well blended.
Chop 1/2 cup of the the chocolate covered beans and incorporate them into the dough.
Reserve about 3 dozen beans to place on each cookie.
Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place on a cookie sheet. Make a small indent in each.
Place in the oven and bake 14 - 16 minutes.
Remove from oven and place a chocolate covered bean in each indent. Transfer to a cooling rack.