Cooking with Sun King: Java Mac Chocolate Chip Cookies

Monday, August 05, 2019

Today's Cooking with Sun King Recipe puts a spin on a classic cookie recipe!  Culinary Director Steven Unrue adds a dash of  Java Mac (Coffee infused Wee Mac Scottish-Style Ale) into chocolate chip cookie dough batter, along with espresso powder and molasses.  The result is a delightful coffee chocolatey treat!



Java Mac Cookies

Servings: 3 doz / Active Prep Time: 20 min / Total Time: 1 hr 30 min



6 oz Java Mac (available now in draft!)

1 stick of Butter, softened 

1 3/4 cups Flour

1 tsp Salt

1/2 tsp Baking Soda

1 tsp Baking Powder

1 1/2 cups Dark Chocolate Chips

1/2 cup Dark Brown Sugar

1/4 cup Sugar

1 Tbsp Molasses 

1/2 tsp Vanilla

1 egg

1 1/2 tsp Espresso Powder



  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and chocolate chips.
  3. In a larger bowl beat the butter with the sugars until light and fluffy. Add the molasses, vanilla and egg and beat well.
  4. Alternate the flour and the beer with the egg mixture until combined.
  5. Chill the dough for about 30 minutes, or until it has firmed up enough to scoop out cookies.
  6. Scoop on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-17 minutes or until the top springs back lightly when touched.
  7. Cool completely.