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This great cookie recipe was adapted from Martha Stewart Holiday Cookies, 2006.

The Martha Stewart Show, February Winter 2007, The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 2095

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Yield:
Makes about 1 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, salt, pepper, espresso powder, and cinnamon in a large bowl; set aside.

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  • Put butter and granulated sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment; mix on medium speed until pale and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Mix in egg, milk, and vanilla. Reduce speed to low. Add flour mixture; mix until just combined. Divide dough in half and wrap each piece with plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to overnight.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roll out dough 1/4 inch thick on a lightly floured surface. Brush any excess flour off dough with a dry pastry brush. Cut dough using a 2 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter. Transfer heart shapes to baking sheets lined with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat, spacing 1 inch apart.

  • Bake cookies until there is a slight resistance when you lightly touch the centers, about 10 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool completely.

  • Fill a pastry bag fitted with a 1/2-inch plain tip with the chocolate whipped cream. Pipe cream onto half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies.

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Reviews (4)

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 5
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02/08/2008
I bought some instant espresso from the Bakers Catalogue. Go to Kingarthurflour.com. This is a great catalogue!
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12/30/2007
You can usually find instant espresso powder in the coffee/tea aisle at most supermarkets. However, when I lived in Boston, I couldn't find it in any of the grocery stores. It's made by Medaglia D'Oro. You can also google "instant espresso powder", you'll get a bunch of different sites you can purchase it from.
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12/28/2007
please tell me where i can find 'instant espresso powder'. i have been searching for a while now and can't seem to find it anywhere. thanx for your reply.
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12/02/2007
I made these and then sandwiched them with ice cream for my grandchildren as a special dessert for a family birthday. I put them on pretty plates, sifted icicng sugar over them and added a few coloured sprinkles as decoration. Huge success! The adult dessert was a boozy trifle, definitely for the wee ones! PS I just used instant coffee and only one tablespoon. It was fine.