Cream shortening, add sugar, cream. Add egg and beat. Add hot coffee and blend.
Sift flour, baking powder, soda, and cinnamon, and add raisins and nuts.
Turn batter onto a greased cookie sheet 1/4 inch think. Bake at 350 [degrees] - 15-20 minutes.
Blend 1 1/2 tablespoons butter and 1 1/2 cup confectionery sugar. Add 3 1/2 tablespoons hot water or coffee. Blend well. Pour over hot cookies. When cookies are cooled cut in squares.
State Archives of Florida: Collection N2009-3, Box 139, Folder 12
Handwritten recipe for Frosted Coffee Squares, written on stationery from the Daytona Hilton in Daytona Beach, Florida. The recipe was found in the papers of Hedwig Michel, a leader of the Koreshan Unity in Estero. The recipe appears to date to around 1975, when Michel was in the process of compiling a cookbook.