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Coffee Almond Crisps

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"The blend of coffee, cinnamon and toasted almonds has made these cookies a favorite for over 50 years. These crispy treats make good coffee 'dunking' cookies."
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 36 servings


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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in coffee. Combine flour, baking soda, salt and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in almonds.
  2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Combine sugar and remaining cinnamon; sprinkle over cookies. Flatten slightly. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until firm. Remove to wire racks to cool.


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Rather bland flavor at first. These taste better once you get used to them! I like the idea of pressing down the cookies with a sugar-cinnamon mixture when using a flat surface (the measuring c...