|2 cups||Butter/marg (4 sticks)|
|1 cup||Packed light brown sugar|
|½ cup||Granulated sugar|
|¼ cup||Unsweetened cocoa powder|
|2 teaspoons||Instant coffee powder|
|2 teaspoons||Vanilla extract|
|½ teaspoon||Vanilla extract|
In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat all ingredients except flour until fluffy. With mixer on low speed, gradually beat in flour just until blended.
Vanilla dough: take half the dough out of mixer and divide that half in quarters. Roll one of the quarters into a ball, flatten slightly, wrap and refrigerate. Keep three of the quarters out to work with after preparing chocolate dough.
Chocolate dough: To dough left in mixer, mix in ¼ c unsweetened cocoa powder and ½ teas. vanilla extract. Divide chocolate dough in quarters.
Keep three pieces at room temperature, ready to shape.
Chocolate-coffee dough: to remaining choco. quarter, add 2 teas.
instant coffee powder and mix well. Flatten slightly, wrap and refrigerate.
Complete each batch of cookies as directed in these recipes: (categories=marathon) Jam thumbprints Apricot-pecan cookies Butter horns Oatmeal peanut-butter cookies White-chocolate-chuck cookies Chocolate peanut-butter Expresso crisps Hugs and kisses #1 of a set of nine to prepare a marathon of cookies from Woman's Day, November 22, 1994, typos by Charlotte Welch Submitted By CHARLOTTE WELCH On 10-30-94