Coffee Cake Cookies

Coffee Cake Cookies

Recipe posted: 23rd February 2023

A cookie idea for coffee lovers

A recipe for all coffee lovers

These cookies are so fun to make! I LOVE coffee so these cookies absolutely hit the spot. I used my favorite coffee brand Nespresso to make these. Topping them with chocolate is optional it really?

Ingredients in Coffee Cake Cookies

You will need all-purpose flour, cornstarch (cornflour), baking soda, baking powder and salt. These will be added in one bowl together.

In the stand mixer you will need to add cold butter, brown sugar, regular granulated sugar, 1 egg and 1 egg yolk and finally the shot of espresso.

Recipe and photographs by The Heavenly Bakes

Coffee Cake Cookies

A delicious afternoon treat
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time32 minutes
Course: Dessert
Keyword: bake, coffee, cookies
Servings: 9 cookies


  • 1 stand mixer or hand mixer
  • 2 bowls
  • 1 baking tray lined with parchment paper


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 shot espresso


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F.
  • In a bowl, mix the flour with the cornstarch, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, add the butter and sugar,
  • Beat together for about 5 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs and beat for another minute.
  • Mix in the espresso.
  • Grab a spatula and mix in the flour mixture, one cup at a time.
  • Wet your hands and start forming the cookie dough into balls.
  • Flatten them slightly on the baking tray then bake them for 12 minutes.
  • Let cool and enjoy!

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