Brown Sugar, Packed
Instant Coffee Crystals
Semisweet Chocolate Chips,
Melt unsweetened chocolate in a double boiler. Remove from the heat
and cool slightly. Meanwhile, stir together the flour, cinnamon, and salt.
In a large mixer bowl, beat 1/2 cup shortening and butter until cream.
Add sugar and brown sugar and beat until fluffy. Stir coffee crystals
into water till dissolved. Add coffee mixture, melted chocolate, and egg
to butter mixture and beat well. Add flour mixture and beat till well
mixed. Cover and chill about 1 hour or until easy to handle. Shape into
two 7-inch rolls. Wrap and chill for at least 6 hours or overnight. Cut
into 1/4 inch slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350
until edges are firm and slightly browned. Remove and cool. In double
boiler melt semisweet chocolate and shortening. Dip one half of each
cookie into chocolate mixture. Place on waxed paper to cool until
chocolate is set.
Makes about 65 cookies (82 calories each)