Saturday, December 17, 2011

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookie recipe

i had a friend from college email me last night looking for this recipe....i found it and instead of just emailing it to her, i'm going to share it with ALL of you!  here ya go...

1 C flour
1/2 C + 1 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 t baking soda
1/4 t salt
1/2 C + 1 tbs brown sugar
1/2 C + 1 tbs sugar
6 tbs soft butter
1/2 t cinnamon
generous pinch of: black pepper and cayenne pepper (yep, you read this right!!)
1 t vanilla
1/2 overripe banana (i used an applesauce cup last year)

heat your oven to 350 degrees
(ewww, picture before we painted the cabinets and got rid of the purple plastic counter tops!)

combine: flour, cocoa, baking soda & salt- mix with a whisk and set aside.
combine sugars, mix well.
in a separate bowl beat butter till creamy and add sugars, cinnamon, peppers and vanilla. beat on high for 1 min. now beat in the banana.
add the flour mixture and beat on low just until it's incorporated. 
role into 1 inch balls and put on a greased cooking sheet.
bake 12-14 min.
get ready for some spicy goodness!!! (makes approx 16 cookies)


LuLu Kellogg said...

You have been one busy bee!!! It's going to take me a bit to catch up on your posts!

I am now grounded for three more weeks while I recover....ughhhh! Having my appendix out last week has put a cramp in my socializing!!

Fa la la.



Melanie said...

Now how in the world did you know that tomorrow is our annual cookie party??? I may have to add to my list now! Thanks!

Unusual Girl Studios said...

Bring me some!

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