Kahlua Spice Cookies

kahula spice cookies recipe


  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
  • 1/4 cup Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1/4 cup Molasses
  • 2 tablespoons Kahlua
  • 2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoons Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda

Yield: Makes about 18 cookies

Prep Time: 30 minutes.

Cook Time: 10 minute s.

Total Time: 1 hour

Beat together:
Unsalted Butter, Softened
Granulated Sugar
Brown Sugar

Add and Beat to incorporate:

Whisk together then add:
All Purpose Flour
Ground Ginger
Ground Cinnamon
Ground Nutmeg
Baking Soda

Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill until firm. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roll dough out on a lightly floured counter to 1/4 inch thickness and cut with your favorite Ann Clark cookie cutters, then transfer cookies onto cookies sheets that have been lined with parchment paper or silicone liners. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned round the edges. Let cookies cool slightly on cookie sheets, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Frost with Kahlua Icing, below.

Kahlua Icing

Beat 1/2 cup softened unsalted butter until light and fluffy, add 1 pound (4 cups) confectioners' sugar and 1/4 cup Kahlua and beat until smooth.