At this time of year visions of sugar plums and baking cookies drift through one’s mind. Would anyone notice if I don’t bake short bread cookies this year? Do I really want to make three kinds of biscotti for the cookie exchange party? If you desire to bake something completely different. A recipe that is decidedly off the beaten path. This cookie recipe will have you singing Jingle Bells all the way to your kitchen.
If I was to rate MEXICAN CHOCOLATE COOKIES I would give it the highest rating. Definitely a 10!The unusual combination of bittersweet chocolate mellows the heat of black and red pepper and creates a cookie with a flavour that is out of this world. The cookie is both crisp and chewy. For a final ying and yang flavour your sprinkle a little Malden salt over the little darlings. If the salt seems a little daring dust your cookies with a little powdered sugar. Or both. The recipe awaits you in MRS.BUTTERFINGERS kitchen.
I love this comment from a discerning cookie consumer. She would have me flying through the night delivering these rather outrageously wonderful creations.
“Dear Mrs. Butterfingers,
You made it sound impossible to live without tasting a few from your Mexican Chocolate delights. That being the case, I feel it only fair that you consider filling your linen lined basket with these yin and yang specialties, flying throughout the night, while stopping to enter the homes of others through open windows, key holes, balconies, or whatever suits for I am loathe to think of such a delivery occurring differently in our fantasy land. Let it be your magical mystery tour.
I wonder what one leaves to treat the the cookie faerie……. I expect you would be drawn to bits of french ephemera, exotic spices , rich fabrics and books of poetry. If I knew you were taking flight, samples of each could be found in a basket that awaits return to you. Enter as you will but I shall be waiting, even if in the arms of Morpheus for I know the faerie often enters under the cover of night”