how to make cookies in the shape of coffee beans

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks worldwide and is made with multiple methods to give different tastes including extraction method (espresso), whipped coffee method (recently viral dalgona coffee), iced coffee, and many other methods that can transform single-origin coffees into multiple coffee flavors.

Many new techniques are discovered now in which coffee extraction has been made over chocolate that melts down when hot coffee is extracted over it. Chocolate-covered coffee beans are also available to add sweetness and coffee at once in the drink.

Like variations in coffee drinks, there are many desserts with different flavorings that use coffee as one of their main ingredients. In many bakeries and coffee shops, you can find these yummy desserts including coffee cakes, coffee custard, coffee candies, etc. Coffee is one of the common breakfast ingredients around the world.

Today, we are going to learn coffee cookie recipes that you can enjoy in the morning, evening, or any time you are in the mood for snacking. Not only coffee cookies but cookies that look like coffee beans.

Let’s make these fragrant coffee bean-shaped cookies.



Servings: 26 cookies

Cooking time: 35 minutes + 2 hours (to let the dough rest in the refrigerator)



  •          250 g (2 cups) white flour
  •         120 g (3/4 cup) butter
  •         100 g (4/5 cup) powdered sugar
  •         2 egg yolks
  •         2 tablespoons milk (30 ml)
  •         1 tablespoon instant coffee (15 ml)
  •         1 teaspoon cocoa powder (5 g)
  •         1 teaspoon baking powder (5 g)


If you don’t want to add sugar to it then you can add 80 drops of liquid stevia or 20 drops of vanilla extract.


Step 1: Leave the butter to melt at room temperature for about half an hour.

Step 2: Mix butter and powdered sugar until you make a smooth dough.

Step 3: Add the egg yolks and continue the stirring.

Step 4: Add freshly roasted coffee beans or instant coffee and cocoa powder and mix them well together.

Step 5: Add the flour, baking powder, and milk to the mixture and start kneading it and let it rest for about 2 hours in the refrigerator.

Step 6: After leaving it for 2 hours, now make small balls from the dough and give it a shape like real coffee beans. Use a roasting pan along with baking paper to save the baking tray.

Step 7: Bake the cookies for 15 minutes at 180°C (350°F) or until done.

You can add chocolate chips to it to make Coffee bean chocolate chip cookies.

Coffee Cookies

Coffee cookies are loved and consumed in Italian breakfast but are available any time of the day. You can make variations of it by adding chocolate chips and nuts to them. Also, you can cover these cookies with whipped cream and sprinkles. The recipe shared above is easy to make even for those who are new to baking. Just be vigilant in taking out your cookies from the oven at the right time to save the texture and fragrance without burning them. Keep the cookies in an airtight jar and keep them away from the sunlight.


  • Use the regular-sized ice cream scoop or a large spoon for cookie dough to make equal-sized cookies
  • To make these cookies, make black coffee by measuring ½ teaspoon of instant coffee and adding 2 tbsp of hot water over it.
  • Take out the cookies at the right time to save the texture and fragrance of the cookies.