Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

Prize-Winning Recipe 2007! Bite into a crispy, chewy, spicy but mild chocolate cookie reminiscent of the classic Mexican hot chocolate drink.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

dozen

Reynolds™ Parchment Paper
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
tablet Mexican hot chocolate drink mix (from 19-oz package)
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1
egg
1
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with Reynolds Parchment Paper; set aside. In small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  2. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter and hot chocolate tablet over low heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Place cookie mix in large bowl. Stir in melted butter mixture and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in chocolate chips.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 2 inches apart on lined cookie sheets.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set (do not overbake). Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Store covered at room temperature.
Makes 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Place food directly on Reynolds® Parchment Paper and bake as directed. Treats will bake evenly and release from paper with ease. Plus, because you're baking right on the paper, clean-up is a breeze.
Did You Know?
This recipe was one of fifteen winners in the 2007 Mix It Up with Betty! Cookie Mix Recipe Contest. More than $10,000 was awarded!
Purchasing
Look for the hot chocolate tablets in the Hispanic section of your supermarket.
How-To
Use a #70 or 1-tablespoon spring-loaded ice cream scoop to make quick work of dropping the cookie dough. Using a scoop also ensures cookies will be the same size and will bake the same length of time.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 40mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.