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Easy Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies on Marble Background
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Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies (With Cake Mix)

Easy spicy Mexican hot chocolate cookies recipe, homemade with simple ingredients. Starts off with cake mix and full of cinnamon, cayenne, chili powder.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Chill time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 18 Cookies
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Abeer Rizvi



  • 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