Espresso Latte Fingers
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Espresso Latte Fingers

A coffee-flavoured holiday shortbread treat, perfect for cookie swaps.

  • Serves
    36 cookies
  • Experience
    Beginner

Ingredients

  • 1 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp espresso powder
  • 3/4 cup Lantic or Rogers Icing Sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • (for garnish) white chocolate chips with dash Plantation Raw sugar

Directions

  1. Stir 2 tsp espresso powder into vanilla extract.
  2. Whip butter with icing sugar, flavoured extract, and salt for 3 minutes or until almost white and very creamy. Sift flour with cornstarch; gradually beat into butter mixture, one third at a time. Scrape bowl. Beat on low for 1 additional minute or until dough is well combined.
  3. Transfer dough to a piping bag fitted with a star tip. Pipe fingers onto sheets; chill for 15 minutes before baking.
  4. Preheat oven to 325°F. Place flattened balls, 1-inch apart, on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  5. Bake, in batches on bottom rack, for 12 to 14 minutes or until bottoms are golden. Cool completely on the sheet.
  6. Garnish: Melt chocolate chips in a heatproof bowl set over a pot of gently simmering water. Garnish as desired. Sprinkle with Plantation Raw sugar. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
  7. Store cookies, in airtight containers between layers of parchment paper, for up to 5 days. Or, freeze for up to 1 month.)

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