Chili and Dark Chocolate Cookies

Chili and Dark Chocolate Cookies

Chili and Dark Chocolate Cookies

Servings: 18–20 cookies
Preparation Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons, Dutch processed cocoa
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup whole cane sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 egg, (large)
  • 1 cup dark chocolate, chopped


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, cocoa, and cayenne pepper. Set aside.

By hand, cream the coconut oil and sugars together until smooth. Add the egg and mix until combined.

Gradually add the flour mixture and combine. Stir in the dark chocolate pieces.

Scoop the dough by rounded tablespoons onto the prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.

Bake for 8–10 minutes, until cookies are set. They should still be soft in the centers.

Remove from the oven and allow to remain on the baking sheet for 3 minutes. Move to a baking rack to finish cooling.

Recipe and photo by Orissa. Submit your recipes here for a chance to win $50!

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