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If you love coffee, then you need to try one of these coffee bean cookie recipes! Rich, flavorful, and um adorable!
Plus, you will get to enjoy the coffee flavor of these cookies for several days for close to the same price of a single latte at your favorite coffee-shop.
In searching for coffee bean cookies recipes, I discovered this can mean different types of cookies. In most cases, it refers to the cookies as shown in the first recipe pic below. They actually look like little coffee beans which will definitely impress anyone you make them for.
However, there are a couple of entirely different cookies that actually have chocolate covered espresso coffee beans inside them. I’ve included recipes for both types of coffee bean cookies, so you have some options.
Eggless Coffee Bean Cookies
If you or someone in your household is allergic to eggs, this is an eggscellent (just kidding!) recipe for sweet, coffee-flavored cookies that are safe to eat.
Plus, this coffee bean cookies recipe from Bake with Shivesh is pretty simple and pure with just 5 ingredients.
- ¼ cup (60ml) hot water
- 2 tsp (8gms) coffee powder
- ¾ cup (160gms) salted butter, softened
- ⅔ cup (65gms) icing sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
- 1 cup (125gms) maida ( you can also use whole wheat flour)
- 1 tbsp (14gms) corn flour (optional)
- ¼ cup (30gms) cocoa powder
Follow the step-by-step Instructions for mixing the ingredients to make this eggless coffee bean cookie.
Coffee Beans Cookie Recipe from Cooking to Entertain
This recipe for coffee beans cookies was developed by the Cooking to Entertain blogger after he tried several other recipes and wasn’t happy.
I love the step-by-step pictures and instructions he gives. The only downside is the measurements are in grams, so you will need to convert those to English.
- 180 grams Flour All Purpose
- 35 grams Cocoa Powder dutch process
- 105 grams Butter salted
- 90 grams Powdered Sugar aka confectioner’s sugar
- 1 Egg Yolk
- 2 tbsp Espresso or even better, if you can, a ristretto
- 5 grams Vanilla Powder
For full coffee bean cookie instructions, visit Cooking to Entertain.
Instructables step-by-step instructions on how to make coffee bean cookies
This coffee bean cookie recipe from instructables is ideal as it includes a lot of pictures for each step!
- 45g butter
- 30g sugar powder
- 10g heavy cream
- 12g instant coffee powder
- 3g cocoa powder
- 100g cake flour
Visit their site for the full directions and pictures to make your own coffee bean cookies.
espresso coffee bean cookies
For a completely different take, you can make these more traditional cookies that actually have chocolate covered espresso beans inside them!
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons espresso powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 cup chopped almonds, toasted
- 1 cup English toffee bits
- 1 cup chocolate-covered coffee beans
Chocolate covered espresso beans have the rich mixture of chocolate mixed with coffee and a crunchy texture.
For the full instructions on how to make these cookies, click here.
So if you are in the mood for coffee-flavored desserts, whip up a batch of any of these 4 cookie bean recipes for a rich, flavorful batch of coffee.