Bear paw cookies are cute but also have a rich flavor with a touch of coffee paired with chocolate.
Keyword: bear paws, chocolate, coffee, cookies
1cuppacked brown sugar
1egg and 1 egg yolk
1teaspooninstant coffeeI used a single serving of Via from Starbucks
1bag dark chocolate melting wafers
1bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Line a couple baking sheets with parchment paper.
Cream the butter, brown sugar and sugar for a couple minutes until smooth and creamy.
Beat in the egg, egg yolk and vanilla.
Beat in the instant coffee, baking soda, cornstarch, salt and flour.
Scoop the dough by about a teaspoon-size onto the prepared cookie sheets, placing them about an inch apart (I started with much larger scoops—probably about tablespoon size—but my cookies spread quite a bit and were a lot larger than I wanted. You might need to experiment.).
Bake each batch for about 10 minutes or until the cookies are lightly browned.
After pulling the cookies from the oven, lightly press a melting wafer in the middle of each and then place three chocolate chips in a semi-circle along to the top of the wafer to create “claws.”
Let the cookies cool completely (the chocolate will need to set back up) before placing them into an airtight container.
Bear Paw Cookies https://spiceupkitchen.net/2018/04/12/make-cookies-almost-too-cute-to-bear/ April 12, 2018 "Spice Up Your Life" by Lindsey Young