Old English Cookies


A magnificent blend of textures and spices with a hint of coffee. These are great on a cold winter day.

3 dozen


  • 2 cups packed brown sugar

  • ¾ cup shortening

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 cup brewed coffee

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C ). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and shortening. Add the egg and mix well. Sift together the flour, cloves, cinnamon, baking soda, and baking powder; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in the coffee until well blended, then stir in the raisins, nuts, and chocolate chips.

  3. Drop cookies by tablespoonful onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 15 minutes; cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

377 Calories
16g Fat
56g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 377
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 185mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 198mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.