Sunday, June 4, 2017

New Jersey coffee cake cookies!

If you know me, you know that I am a New Jersey girl at heart. Which is why I came up with my recipe for New Jersey Coffee cake...that you can view HERE. It has more crumb than cake....just the way a coffee cake should be!

I then decided to try and make this magnificent creation in cookie form. And guess what? I did and it was a success. Which brings us to why we are here today...For the recipe! So, without further delay, here it is:

NJ Coffee Cake Cookies
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 10 tbsp. butter, salted
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 1/3 cups flour
  • 1 cup butter, soft
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 - 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Powdered sugar for coating

Preheat oven to 350*.
Line 2 cookie sheets with non-stick foil.

Prepare crumb topping mix all dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Cut in butter. Mix with pastry cutter until combined and crumbly. If you don't have a pastry cutter, use your hands! Set aside.

Cream together butter, shortening, brown sugar, white sugar and cinnamon.
Add eggs and vanilla and continue to mix.
Add dry ingredients: flour, baking powder and salt.
Mix until dough forms.
Scoop mixture onto prepared baking sheet with an ice cream scoop.
Make an indent in each cookie with the back of the ice cream scoop.
Add crumb topping onto each cookie. Add as much as possible and press it into each cookie.

Bake 10 minutes or until golden on top.

Cool and dust with powdered sugar.

*This recipe was adapted from cookies and cups!

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