STILLWATER, Okla. —
BRAZILIAN COFFEE COOKIES
Makes three dozen
1/3 cup shortening
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon milk
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons instant coffee powder
Preheat oven to 400 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
Beat the shortening, brown sugar, white sugar, egg, vanilla and milk until fluffy.
Stir together the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and instant coffee. Add to sugar mixture and mix thoroughly.
Shape dough in one inch balls. (If dough is too soft, chill for awhile.) Place balls two inches apart on prepared baking sheets. Flatten to 1/8 inch thickness with a fork or glass dipped in sugar.
Bake at 400 degrees for eight to ten minutes until lightly browned.
IF YOU GO
WHAT: OSU Friends of Music Musicales Feb. 16 and Feb. 23
DETAILS: Two afternoon and two evening music performances by OSU students and faculty with food in beautiful private homes. Three events are offered at $50 per person. The premiere event ticket is $100 per person.
CONTACT: Reservations are required and must be made in person at the OSU Music Department office, 132 Seretean Center for the Performing Arts. The deadline is Monday.