1/2 cup water
1 cup shortening
2 cups brown sugar
3 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp coffee
1 tsp salt
Break mince meat into small pieces and put into small pan;add water.
Cook and stir until lumps are broken up. Boil briskly 3 minutes or until
mixture is almost dry; cool. Cream shortening; add sugar. Stir in eggs.
Sift Flour, baking powder, instant coffee and salt. Add cooled
mincemeat to sugar mixture; blend.Stir in dry ingredients. Drop on
greased baking sheets. Bake at 400 degrees 12 minutes. Makes 6 doz.