Mexican Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Chocolate Cookies recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Chocolate Cookies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 32 servings



These cookies--bittersweet chocolate that mellows the ground peppers' heat--earned our Test Kitchens' highest rating. They're lovely after dinner with a few last sips of red wine. From "Cooking Light," December 2007. bittersweet (60 to 70 percent) chocolate, all-purpose flour, ground cinnamon, baking powder, salt, black pepper, red pepper, sugar, butter, egg, vanilla extract, cooking spray cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Chocolate Cookies

5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (60 to 70 percent)
3/4 cup all-purpose flour (about 3 1/3 ounces)
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 dash of black pepper
1 dash of ground red pepper
1 1/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 Cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Mexican Chocolate Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Place chocolate in a small glass bowl; microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until almost melted, stirring until smooth. Cool to room temperature.

  3. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (through red pepper); stir with a whisk.

  4. Combine sugar and butter in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 5 minutes). Add egg; beat well. Add cooled chocolate and vanilla; beat just until blended. Add flour mixture; beat just until blended. Drop dough by level tablespoons 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until almost set. Remove from oven. Cool on pans 2 minutes or until set. Remove from pans; cool completely on a wire rack.

  5. (Nutritionals correct despite milk chocolate autoselection.)

Categories

Chocolate, Dessert, Mexican, Christmas, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 18.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
34mg
1%
Potassium
27mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
12.7g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
10.1g
Protein
0.8g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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