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Coffee Dunkin Cookies

These cookies are soft and delicious! So good with coffee and a great way to start the day. Easy to make and always a great gift during the holidays.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: christmas cookies, coffee cookies, coffee dunkin cookies
Servings: 24 cookies
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1/2 cup shortening I use Crisco
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon evaporated milk could use regular milk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Combine shortening, sugar, egg, vanilla extract and milk. Mix well with mixer. Add flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt and continue mixing until dough looks like large crumbs. Make 1 inch balls and press down on sprayed cookie sheet with fork to flatten. (Can sprinkle with colored sugar if making for ChristmaBake in preheated 400 degree oven until bottom and edges are brown, about 12 to 15 minutes. Makes about 2 dozen cookies. Recipe can be doubled