Cinnamon Coffee Cookies

IMG_4136Warning!  These cookies are addictive!!


1 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
1 teaspoon instant espresso
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt
1-10 oz. package cinnamon chips

Beat butter at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy.  Add brown sugar and mix well.  Add eggs one at a time beating until blended.  Add vanilla.  Mix together flour, cocoa, espresso, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  Gradually add to creamy mixture, beating until just blended.  Stir in cinnamon chips.  Place a tablespoon of dough onto cookie sheet covered with parchment paper.  Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.  Let cool on pan for 5 minutes and move to wire rack to cool completely.

Yield: 48 cookies