Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies
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Serves: 3 dozen cookies
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 4 oz dark chocolate
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1½ cups semi sweet chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Place chocolate in a bowl. Melt butter and pour it over the chocolate. The heat from the butter will melt the chocolate.
  3. In a stand mixer, cream together sugars and eggs. Add in melted chocolate and butter mixture. Slowly mix in flour, baking soda and spices.
  4. Using a spatula, fold in chocolate chips.
  5. On a parchment lined cookie sheet, drop cookie dough using a small ice cream scoop (about 1½ tablespoons of dough per cookie).
  6. Bake for 12-14 minutes.
  7. Cool on cookie rack.
  8. Enjoy!
Recipe by Amanda's Plate at http://www.amandasplate.com/mexican-hot-chocolate-cookies/