Lavon and Miss NiNi talk about cookies and share a recipe.
JAMAICAN-ME-CRAZY COFFEE COOKIES—created by Miss NiNi
1 c. butter
1-1/4 c. granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 t. vanilla extract
2 c. all-purpose flour
½ t. baking powder
1 t. ground cinnamon
¼ t. salt
¼ t. ground nutmeg
4 T. freshly ground Jamaican-Me-Crazy flavored coffee (or try your favorite flavored coffee to make your
own unique cookie)
2-1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 t. rum (may omit if using a different flavored coffee)
2 T. brewed coffee
2 t. cream
Freshly ground coffee for sprinkling on top of cookies
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In mixing bowl cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla
extract. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and ground
coffee. With mixer on slow speed, add dry ingredients and mix until blended. Drop on to cookie sheets.
Bake for about 12 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool slightly on cookie sheets. Remove
from cookie sheets and cool completely before frosting.
For frosting, whisk together powdered sugar, rum, brewed coffee, and cream. Frost tops of cooled
cookies. Sprinkle freshly ground coffee on top. Makes about 36 cookies. Inspired by Pinterest.com
Jim Field speaks with Barbara Butcher with the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War about a Gravestone Dedication Ceremony for Civil War Veteran William John Pickerall that will begin at 1:30 pm on April 19th at the Graceland Cemetery in Avoca. The ceremony will be conducted by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, with assistance from the Avoca American Legion and Avoca Boy Scouts. Lunch and socializing will follow at the Avoca Historical Museum. If you enjoy history, then you won’t want to miss this Civil War re-enactment honoring the memory of a local veteran. The Avoca Historical Society is sponsoring the event. All interested ages are welcome to attend!