Cappuccino Love Bites

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 48 cookies




  • Beat shortening in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
  • Add 1 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Beat until mixture is combined, scraping side of bowl occasionally.
  • Beat in egg, liqueur, and vanilla until combined.
  • Beat in as much flour as you can with the mixer.
  • Stir in any remaining flour.
  • If necessary, cover and chill dough in the refrigerator about 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Lightly grease cookie sheets; set aside.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  • Combine remaining 1/2 cup sugar and coffee crystals.
  • Roll dough balls in sugar mixture.
  • Place balls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  • Bake in preheated oven about 10 minutes or until tops are cracked and sides are set; do not let edges brown.
  • Immediately press a chocolate kiss into the center of each cookie.
  • If desired, while chocolate is still warm, swirl it gently using your finger or with a knife.
  • Transfer cookies to wire racks and cool completely.
  • Makes 48 cookies.