Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Piped Coffee Butter Cookies #CreativeCookieExchange


This months theme in the Creative Cookie exchange, was Wake up from winter with tea or coffee. I was originally going to make these cookies with green tea but couldn't fine any that I needed for cooking, so added coffee instead  but thats OK as I love coffee flavoured cookies and these ones taste great. 



Ingredients
200g cake flour
130g butter, softened at room temperature
30g caster sugar
70g icing sugar
1 egg

*1 tsp coffee extract
*1 tsp vanilla extract (for vanilla flavoured)
* 1g green tea for green tea flavoured)
*20g cocoa powder (for chocolate flavour)

Method:
  1. Mix butter with caster sugar and icing sugar. Beat until light and fluffy.
  2. Add in egg beating well .
  3. Add coffee extract (if using) and beat thoroughly.
  4. Add in cake flour (and green tea powder/ cocoa powder/ vanilla if using) and mix well.
  5. Pipe into desired shapes. (I chilled the dough in the fridge for 15 mins after piping.)
  6. Bake at 190 deg C for 10 mins until golden brown. (I baked mine at 180 deg C for 15 mins.)
  7. Store in air-tight containers after cooling.

Enjoy





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22 comments:

  1. Looks great. Love the piping you did. You can get green tea powder (matcha) at the asian grocers

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    1. I tried two stores in our area but they didn't have it, will look when I go over to mums.

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  2. Mmmm,cookies!
    Thank you for the recipes!

    Kisses, Juliëtte

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  3. Loved your cookie swirls...I wanted such swirls for my cookies but they kind of spread a little more. Your cookies look a perfect picnic snack.

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  4. I've never made a cookie by piping before but I love the way they turn out. I must try this technique and your delicious coffee cookies, Jill.

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  5. I like that your dough can easily be changed to make different flavors-- perfect recipe to have on hand, thanks!

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  6. I have never seen coffee extract before, will have to look out for that, cool!! Love the pretty piping!!

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  7. Those biscuits look so professional! I am hopeless when it comes to piping. Your recipe looks so versatile with so many different flavours. Sarah x

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  8. Your piping makes me jealous and these sound so good! I love the photo with the milk bottle =)

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  9. They look delicious and my goodness are they just beautiful in their swirl! Thanks for sharing this one friend! Hope you are having a great week! Nicole xoxo

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  10. These are beautiful, Suzzie! You did such a good job with the piping, I'm very impressed. They sound delicious too. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  11. Mmmmmm and pretty. I am wondering if I could twitch the recipe to a no dairy and gluten version. Thanks for sharing Suzzie!

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  12. Gorgeous cookies! Piped cookies really give a wow factor!

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  13. Piped cookies are always so cute! And these look super tasty! :)

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  14. These look fantastic, and they have reminded me that I really need to make more piped cookies. Thanks for giving us 4 different options too.

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  15. These look fantastic and I bet they taste fab too:)

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  16. You and I were on the same thought pattern. I originally wanted to make cookies with tea but then switched to coffee. I'm glad you did and shared this wonderful recipe.

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  17. these look tasty and fantastic.!

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  18. All these amazing sounding cookies makes me want to whip up a batch right now!

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  19. Gorgeous!!! I LOVE the idea of coffee flavored butter cookies (and green tea too for that matter). Love it!

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