Chocolate Coffee Liqueur Cookies

Attention coffee lovers! This iced drop cookie recipe is made with coffee, coffee liqueur, and chocolate.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
60 cookies


  • 1 ⅔ cup sugar

  • cup butter (no substitutes), softened

  • cup brewed coffee, cooled

  • ¼ cup coffee liqueur

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • Coffee Frosting (see recipe below)

  • 4 ounce semisweet chocolate, melted (optional)

Coffee Frosting

  • 3 tablespoon butter

  • 3 cup sifted powdered sugar

  • 2 tablespoon coffee liqueur

  • 2 tablespoon brewed coffee, cooled


  1. Combine sugar, the 2/3 cup butter, coffee, the 1/4 cup coffee liqueur, eggs, melted unsweetened chocolate, and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 to 3 minutes or until creamy, scraping bowl often. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Beat until combined.

  2. Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 8 to 12 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Remove and cool on wire racks.

  3. Spread Coffee Frosting over cooled cookies. Drizzle with melted semisweet chocolate, if desired. Makes about 60 cookies.

Coffee Frosting

  1. Beat butter (no substitutes), powdered sugar, and coffee liqueur in a medium mixing bowl. Gradually beat in enough coffee to make of spreading consistency.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

96 Calories
3g Fat
16g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 96
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Protein 1g

*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.