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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Chocolate Cayenne Pepper Cookies

These cookies have just a hint of heat
that people wonder what that taste is.
A not to sweet to eat chocolate cookie.
This recipe makes about 32 cookies.

1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup bakers cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
8 tablespoons butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 tablespoons milk

Place flour in a mixing bowl,
add in the baking powder,soda,
cocoa and salt, mix well.
In another mixing bowl cream together
the butter and sugar then add egg, milk
and vanilla combine and mix well.
Add in the flour mixture and mix to
make a cookie dough that you can
turn out onto a piece of plastic wrap.
Use your hands to wrap up dough into
a long log about two inches in diameter.
Refrigerate 30 minutes the remove and
cut log into 1/2 inch cookie dough pieces.
Place cookie dough 2 inches apart on a
parchment paper lined cookie sheet and bake
in a preheated 350 degree F. oven for 12 minutes.

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