Creamy Mocha Thumbprints

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Introduction: Creamy Mocha Thumbprints

Easy and delicious. If you enjoy chocolate and coffee, you will LOVE these.  

Step 1:

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.

Step 2:

Cream the butter, cream cheese, and powdered sugar.
Add the flour and baking soda, vanilla, and cocoa powder, until well blended.

Step 3:

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.

Step 4:

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.

Step 5:

Remove from oven and place a chocolate covered bean in each indent. Transfer to a cooling rack.

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    6 Discussions

    These sound delicious. Chocolate covered espresso beans are one of my favorites. :)