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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 54.8
  • Total Fat: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 0.9 g

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Mexican Chocolate Cookies

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA
Mexican Chocolate Cookies

Introduction

Rich bittersweet chocolate and creamy almond butter mellows the peppery heat in these deceptively luxurious cookies. They’re small, but rich – you won’t need to overindulge! Rich bittersweet chocolate and creamy almond butter mellows the peppery heat in these deceptively luxurious cookies. They’re small, but rich – you won’t need to overindulge!
Number of Servings: 20

Ingredients

    2.5 ounces 70% bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
    1/3 cup flour
    2 tbsp cocoa powder
    ¼ tsp cinnamon
    ¼ tsp baking powder
    ¼ tsp salt
    1 tbsp ground flaxseed
    pinch cayenne
    1/3 cups sugar
    2 tbsp brown sugar
    2 tbsp smooth, natural almond butter
    2 ½ tbsp cold brewed coffee
    1 tbsp vanilla

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F and grease or line baking sheets.
Place chocolate in the microwave or in a double boiler and cool to room temperature.
Whisk together flour, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, flaxseed and cayenne in a medium bowl. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat together sugar and almond butter.
Add cooled chocolate, coffee and vanilla and beat well.
Add dry mixture and beat just until blended.
Drop teaspoons of dough on sheets 1-2" apart.
Bake 7 minutes, until almost set. Remove from oven.
Cool on sheets 5 minutes then cool completely on a wire rack.

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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