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Sep 16, 2014

Chocolate Cappuccino Toffee Chip Cookies

Chocolate Cappuccino Toffee Chip Cookies from Karen's Kitchen Stories

These chocolate cappuccino toffee chip cookies are a result of one of those "I want to bake some cookies but I don't feel like going to the store" moments. These are "raid your cupboard and bake" cookies.

Chocolate Cappuccino Toffee Chip Cookies from Karen's Kitchen Stories

After digging through my bin of chips [yes, I have a big bin in which I hide all of my bags (and half bags) of chocolate and other flavored chips!],

For these cookies, I decided to try bittersweet chocolate chunks, cappuccino chips, and toffee bits. If you can't find cappuccino chips (I got mine from King Arthur Flour), white chocolate or butterscotch chips would be a good substitute.

Chocolate Cappuccino Toffee Chip Cookies from Karen's Kitchen Stories

These cookies are perfectly chewy and have a great crackly crust. They are definitely the perfect comfort food when you crave something sweet.

Chocolate Cappuccino Toffee Chip Cookies

Makes about 48 cookies


6 ounces unsalted butter, slightly softened
5 1/4 ounces granulated sugar
6 ounces light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla
11 1/4 ounces unbleached all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp espresso powder
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
7 ounces bittersweet chocolate chunks
7 ounces cappuccino chips
3 ounces toffee bits


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix the butter and sugars with the paddle attachment on medium for about two minutes. 
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, and beat each time until mixed in. 
  4. Add the vanilla and beat until blended. 
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, salt, espresso, and cinnamon. Add it to the butter and sugar mixture and mix with a spatula first, and then the paddle attachment, until just blended in. 
  6. Add the chips, and mix until just incorporated. 
  7. Line baking sheets with parchment paper, and scoop the dough with a tablespoon scooper or a regular tablespoon, place the dough in mounds, two inches apart onto the baking sheets. 
  8. Bake the cookies, one sheet at a time, for about 12 minutes. 
  9. Cool on a wire rack. 

The theme this month is Comfort Food Cookies! What cookie says comfort food to you?

If you are a blogger and want to join in the fun, contact Laura at thespicedlife AT gmail DOT com and she will get you added to our Facebook group, where we discuss our cookies and share links. You can also just use us as a great resource for cookie recipes--be sure to check out our Pinterest Board and our monthly posts (you can find all of them here at The Spiced Life). You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:

  • Butterscotch Cookies from A Baker's House
  • Chocolate Cappuccino Toffee Chip Cookies from Karen's Kitchen Stories
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies Made with an Assortment of Chocolate from The Spiced Life
  • Quadruple Chocolate Shortbread Cookies from Magnolia Days
  • Dark Chocolate Chunk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies from Food Lust People Love
  • Roth (The Sacred Cookies from Kashmir) from Spiceroots
  • Crispy Potato Chip Cookies from Rhubarb and Honey
  • Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies from Made with Love
  • Triple Chocolate Cookies from It’s Yummi
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Noshing with the Nolands
  • Thekua (Sweet Wheat Cookies from Bihar) from Indian Curries/Stew
  • Momma's Bran Chocolate Chip Cookies from Sweet Cinnamon Honey
  • Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies from What Smells So Good?
  • Would you like to comment?

    1. I love "raid the cupboard and bake cookies"! And I need to get some of those cappuccino chips to add to my collection of chips in my pantry.

    2. Cookies with coffee..with a cup of coffee :) sounds great!

    3. What's better than cookies with a cup of coffee? Coffee IN your cookies! LOVE these, Karen!

    4. I knew when I saw cappuccino in your title that I was going to love these, Karen! I have a bin like that too, but sadly it has no cappuccino chips. Must look into those. I'm such a fan of anything coffee!

    5. Cappuccino is my favorite coffee..... I love the combination of flavors...The combination of coffee with Cinnamon, must be too yummy...

    6. Those look wonderful! And yay! Someone else with a bin-sized amount of chips and mix-ins!

    7. These are really creative cookies. Raid the cupboard and make cookies is impressive. I only wish someday I can be as creative with cooking baking. Gorgeous cookies Karen.

    8. Never seen cappucino chips before, how cool is that. Love the toffee bits, love everything about this cookie!!

    9. These sound and look so good! I love doing "kitchen sink" cookies...especially when I have random assortments of mix-ins leftover from other projects that I wanna use up. Love these!

    10. I love the sound of your cookies, sadly we don't get cappuccino chips or toffee bit in Australia.

    11. Cappuccino chips sound like an ingredients I'd love to bake with. I can imagine these cookies are delicious!

    12. The perfect pick me up cookies, Yum!

    13. Add cAffeine to anything, especially chocolate, and I am THERE!


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