Here’s a pretty cookie to serve your guests with after dinner coffee………Enjoy!!
Chocolate-Espresso Ribbon Cookies
1 pouch sugar cookie mix
1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 tsp almond extract
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/3 cup bittersweet chocolate chips, melted
1/2 cup coarsely to finely crushed chocolate-covered espresso coffee beans
1/3 cup coarsely chopped toasted almonds
1. Line bottom and sides of 9×5-inch loaf pan with plastic wrap. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, butter, almond extract and egg until soft dough forms. Divide dough in half: place half of dough in another bowl. Stir melted chocolate into half of dough. To remaining half of dough, mix in espresso beans and almonds.
2. Firmly press half of chocolate dough evenly in bottom of loaf pan. Evenly press half of espresso dough over chocolate dough in pan. Repeat with remaining chocolate dough and espresso dough. Fold plastic wrap over dough to cover. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
3. Heat overn to 350 F. Remove dough from pan; unwrap. Place dough on cutting board. Cut dough crosswirse into 4 equal pieces. Cut each piece crosswise into 1/4-inch slices. On ungreased cookie sheets, place slices 2 inches apart.
4. Bake 9 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack.
Store in airtight container. Enjoy with milk or coffee