Old English Cookies Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Old English Cookies

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"A magnificent blend of textures and spices with a hint of coffee. These are great on a cold winter day."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F ( 175 degrees C ). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and shortening. Add the egg and mix well. Sift together the flour, cloves, cinnamon, baking soda, and baking powder; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in the coffee until well blended, then stir in the raisins, nuts, and chocolate chips.
  3. Drop cookies by tablespoonful onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 15 minutes; cool on a wire rack.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 13, 2003

A delicious spicy cookie! I didn't have semi-sweet chips on hand; I substituted white chocolate chips instead. My husband loves these cookies warm with a cold glass of milk.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 13, 2003

Something went terribly wrong with this recipe; my first AllRecipes flop. They came out like pancakes. The flavor was all right, but the cookies were pancake like and fell apart. Will not make again.

 

14 Ratings

Dec 26, 2004

This cookie got mixed ratings. My husband and I enjoyed it, but the younger kids didn't. It tasted like a soft gingerbread cookie, with the coffee as an undertone. Thank you for the recipe.

 
Dec 04, 2004

This recipe is uniquely good and is best with light flavored tea!

 
Jul 14, 2003

These cookies are absolutely delicious! My whole family loves them.

 
Dec 11, 2013

I made these for a Christmas parade and they were devoured. I did omit the raisins and the cloves however. My grandmother's taste a lot like this and they are fantastic with coffee or without cold or warm.

 
May 12, 2009

I made this recipe along time ago and it came out great and it was delicous.

 
Oct 04, 2008

These cookies are always a hit. Great with coffee or even red wine! They also keep well.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 377 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56.1 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 185 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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