Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

It’s just THAT time of the year when you’ve got to bake, bake and bake again LOTS of cookies. December, the cookie-month just started and I couldn’t be more excited to start this season with a very special recipe! Hot Chocolate Cookies! Yes!

I loved them and I’m sure you will too!

Ingredients (makes 15 cookies):

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, soften
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder (optional)

In a bowl sift flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder. Set aside

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In a bowl of your electric mixer beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Then add one egg and mix until combined

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Add the dry ingredients and mix until just incorporated.

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In a bowl combined ground cinnamon, 1 tbsp sugar and the chili powder. Stir

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Form balls of dough and roll them into the chili/cinnamon mixture to coat. Flatten them down gently

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Bake them at 200 C for about 10-12 min. Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool down completely on a wire rack.

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Store them in a air-tight container.

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