Espresso Cookies

   1 ½ cups butter (or 1 cup butter + 1/3 cup mild EVOO)

   1 cup plus 1 T white sugar

   5 T + 1 tsp The Tasteful Olive Espresso Balsamic

   1 egg

   2 2/3 C all-purpose flour

   2 tsp baking soda

   1 tsp ground cinnamon

   1 T + 1 tsp The Tasteful Olive Toasted Almond Oil

   1 tsp salt

Frosting:

   2 2/3 C powdered sugar

   1 C Espresso Balsamic, reduced to ½ cup

Mix all the wet ingredients as listed with hand mixer. Mix dry ingredients and add to wet ingredients. Form portions into a ball and bake for 11-15 minutes until done. Makes about a dozen cookies.

 

Recipe by Chef Brian Blackman www.thetastefulolive.com