Mocha Frosted Drops

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Debbie R.

My most favorite cookie in the world. From BH&G. Prep/cooking time does not include time for cookies to cool before frosting.

Top Review by jusbcuzz

I've been making these cookies for at least 10 years. They always get rave reviews. I usually don't frost them tho as they are wonderful without.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt shortening and chocolate over low heat, stirring. Cool 10 minutes. Stir in brown sugar. Beat in egg, vanilla and buttermilk.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder and soda, and salt. Add to chocolate mixture. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.
  3. Drop from teaspoon on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for about 10 minutes. Remove from sheet and cool.
  4. Frost with Mocha Frosting. Top with a walnut half if desired.
  5. Mocha Frosting: Cream butter, cocoa, instant coffee and dash salt. Beat in confectioner's sugar, vanilla and enough milk so that it's spreadable.

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