Mexican Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Mexican Chocolate Cherry Cookies

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"I added 1 tsp of cayenne pepper to these cookies and they were delicious and left you with a bit of a tingle!"

- Crystaldahl

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2 1/4 c Flour
2/3 c Powdered sugar
1 ts Vanilla
2 ts Cinnamon
2 ts Baking Powder
8 oz Unsweetened Chocolate
Candy cherry; halves
1/4 ts Ground cloves
1 3/4 c Sugar
3 Eggs
1/2 c Butter; softened
1 ts Salt

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Melt chocolate and set aside to cool. Combine flour and next 4 dry ingredients. With electric mixer, beat sugar and butter until light and creamy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in chocolate and vanilla. Gradually add dry ingredients. Chill dough until firm. Form dough into 1 inch balls. Roll each ball in powdered sugar and place on lightly greased baking sheets 1 1/2 inches apart. Press one cherry half into center of each cookie. Bake at 350 degrees until cookies puff and crack, but are still soft, about 10 minutes. Yield: 5 dozen.

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I added 1 tsp of cayenne pepper to these cookies and they were delicious and left you with a bit of a tingle!
Crystaldahl 4 years ago
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