Mexican Chocolate Cookies (#1235)

Serves
Ready
18
30
Minutes
Prep
Cook
10
Minutes
20
Minutes
Categories
Chocolate Cookies Desserts Snacks Christmas Holidays Mexican
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Ingredients

  • 5 oz Bittersweet Chocolate bittersweet (60% to 70%), coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Black Pepper dash
  • 1 Cayenne Pepper dash
  • 1 1/4 cups Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter room temperature
  • 1 large Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° f (180° c).
  2. Place chocolate in a small glass bowl; microwave on high (100% power) 1 minute or until almost melted, stirring until smooth. Cool to room temperature. Set aside.
  3. In small bowl, combine flour and seasonings and stir to combine. Set aside.
  4. In large bowl, beat sugar and butter with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add egg and beat well.
  6. Add cooled chocolate and vanilla; beat just until blended.
  7. Add reserved flour mixture; stir until combined.
  8. Drop dough by level teaspoons 2 inches apart on cookie sheets coated with vegetable oil spray.
  9. Bake in preheated oven 6 to 8 minutes or until almost set. Remove from oven.
  10. Cool on pans 2 minutes or until set. Remove from pans; cool completely on a wire rack.
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