Mexican Hot Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Soft, warm, and spiced like a delicious mug of Mexican Hot Chocolate.
Servings: 24 Cookies
- 1/2 c butter softened (1 stick)
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 2 oz cream cheese
- 1 egg large (room temperature)
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- 2 tsp cornstarch
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper or more if you like it spicy!
- 1 cup chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup cinnamon chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream the butter and sugars until fluffy.
Add the cream cheese and beat until incorporated.
Add the egg and beat until incorporated.
Add the vanilla and combine.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, cornstarch, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and cayenne pepper.
Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until fully incorporated.
Stir in the chocolate and cinnamon chips.
Using a medium cookie scoop, form dough balls that are approximately 2 Tbsp. Roll between your hands to smooth them.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until set. Do not overbake.
Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 181IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg