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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Cafe Viennese Crinkles

How can you go wrong with chocolate, coffee and cinnamon?
Cafe Viennese Crinkles
1/3 cup softened butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
2/3 cup good quality cocoa powder
1 tablespoon instant espresso powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 large egg whites
1/3 cup vanilla yogurt
1 1/2 cups flour
cinnamon sugar for rolling

Preheat oven to 350.

Cream butter till soft in the mixer, about 3 minutes. Add brown sugar. In another bowl, mix cocoa powder, instant espresso powder, baking soda and cinnamon.  Add to butter/sugar mixture.  Mix egg whites and yogurt with a whisk in a small bowl. Add to mixture in mixer.  Add flour and blend in well.

Using the medium cookie scoop, scoop out dough and roll in the cinnamon sugar and place 2 inches apart on a parchment lined baking sheet.

Bake for 12 to 14 minutes.
Makes about 2 dozen.
These are soft, cake like cookie. They are not crunchy.

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