Mexican Double Chocolate Cookies

Depending on who tries these cookies the chili powder is either very noticable or not at all.  If you are making them for someone who enjoys spicy things use 1/4 tsp chili powder.  Keep it to 1/8 tsp for those with more sensitive palates.

Yields 3-4 dozen

Mexican Double Chocolate Cookies
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  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2/3 cups cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking soda, chili powder, cinnamon and cocoa.
  4. Carefully combine the wet and dry ingredients. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto prepared pans and bake in preheated oven 8-10 minnutes or until set. Let cool on wire racks.
Recipe Type: Dessert

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