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mexican hot chocolate cookies

a recipe by
Shannon Iggulden
Fort Saskatchewan, AB

I made these for my co-workers and they raved about them for weeks! I had to share the recipe with them all!

serves 3 1/2 dozen cookies
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mexican hot chocolate cookies

  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder

How To Make mexican hot chocolate cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl sift together flour, cocoa powder, cream of tartar and baking soda. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat to combine. Gradually add flour mixture and mix well.
  • 3
    Form dough into balls and coat by tossing in a small bowl that has 1/4 c sugar, 2 tsp. of cinnamon and a 1/2 tsp of chili powder( optional). Place about 3 inches apart on parchment lined baking sheets. Bake until cookies are set in the center and begin to crack, about 8 minutes, rotating sheets halfway through. Let cookies cool about 5 minutes. Remove from sheets to wire rack and cool completely.