Recipes and Cooking Chocolate-Espresso Spritz 4.3 (3) 1 Review These aren't your classic spritz cookies. Be sure to pick a fun shape for these special Christmas spritz cookies. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 7, 2016 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 40 mins Bake Time: 6 mins Total Time: 46 mins Servings: 140 Yield: 140 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ cup butter, softened ½ 8 ounce pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar ¼ cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder or unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon instant espresso coffee powder 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces, melted Finely chopped chocolate-covered espresso beans Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl beat butter and cream cheese with a mixer on medium to high 30 seconds. Add sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and espresso powder. Beat on medium until combined, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour. Force unchilled dough through a cookie press onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 6 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove; cool on wire racks. Pipe melted chocolate onto tops of cookies. Sprinkle with chopped espresso beans. To Store: Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 45 Calories 3g Fat 5g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 140 Calories 45 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 7mg 2% Sodium 23mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 5g 2% Total Sugars 2g Protein 1g Calcium 5mg 0% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 15mg 0% Folate, total 5.9mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.