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Easy Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies on Marble Background

Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies (With Cake Mix)

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Easy spicy Mexican hot chocolate cookies recipe, homemade with simple ingredients. Starts off with cake mix and full of cinnamon, cayenne, chili powder.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword cake mix cookies
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Chill time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 18 Cookies
Calories 190
Author Abeer Rizvi


  • 2 Eggs Large
  • 1/3 cup Oil Unsalted
  • 1 box Chocolate cake mix
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar


  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs and oil until foamy.
  • Add cake mix, baking powder, cinnamon powder, cayenne pepper, chili powder, salt and mix until combined.
  • Cover and chill this mixture in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • Scoop out small portions of the dough and form little balls.
  • Roll these balls in a bowl of granulated sugar.
  • Place them on a cookie tray, lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are firm but center is slightly soft. Enjoy.


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a cookie jar at room temperature for up to 3 days. 


Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1mg