Recipe for delicious old school style Coffee Cookies with a coffee flavoured buttercream filling.

2 cups flour
¼ teaspoon baking soda
a pinch of salt
125 gr softened butter
1 cup sugar
50 ml instant coffee, dissolved in 20 ml boiling water
½ cup golden syrup
½ teaspoon vanilla essence
2 cups icing sugar
80 gr softened butter
1 teaspoon of instant coffee dissolved in 2 teaspoons boiling water.

How to
Sift the flour, baking soda and salt. Add the butter and mix until crumbly texture.

In another mixing bowl mix together the sugar, coffee, syrup and vanilla essence. Add this to the flour mixture and combine until you have a manageable dough.

Press with cookie press into prepared baking tray, and bake for 8 – 10 min on 180 degrees Celsius.

To make the frosting, combine the icing sugar with butter and dissolved coffee, mix until fluffy.

Let cookies cool down before you ice. Makes 30 double cookies.

Recipe provided by Anina’s Recipes – a food blog by Anina Meyer.

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