Warming you up from the inside out

Posted on November 5, 2015

As the weather cools down, you need something to warm you up from the inside out, and that’s exactly what this recipe is for!

These chocolate mocha cookies are the perfect pair for your afternoon tea as you snuggle up to a family movie or dive into a new book. Our volunteer baker Chawn, at Ronald McDonald House Central Alberta had everyone drooling when these came out of the oven. 

From our house to yours! Enjoy!


Chocolate Mocha Cookies 


1/2 cup butter or margarine

1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 tbsp instant coffee granules

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 packed brown sugar

2 eggs

2 tsp vanilla

2 cups flour

1/3 cup cocoa

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. In a large saucepan, melt margarine or butter and 1/2 cup of chocolate chips over low heat.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in coffee crystals, cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in sugars, eggs and vanilla.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Stir into coffee mixture. Stir in 1 cup of chocolate chips.
  5. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Let cool for 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet.

Makes 30 cookies. 

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