Some like hot even all the way into dessert and rich chocolatey cookies are the perfect vehicle for some hot chili pepper action.
COOK TIME: 12MIN
PREP TIME: 10MIN
1 box Duncan Hines Brownie Mix
⅓ cup neutral oil or melted butter
2 large eggs
1½ cups semisweet chocolate chips or chunks
¾ teaspoon chili powder or chipotle chili powder
½ teaspoon ground red pepper
1 teaspoon orange juice concentrate
1 Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheets with nonstick cooking-spray.
2 In a large mixing bowl combine brownie mix, oil, and eggs with wooden spoon until just blended, add chili powder, red pepper and orange juice stir until moistened; stir in chocolate chips.
3 Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto cookie sheets. Sprinkled with nuts, if desired.
4 Bake 11-14 minutes until cracked in appearance and just barely set at center when lightly touched. Cool 1 minute on sheets. Transfer to wire racks with metal spatula and cool completely.
5 Garnish with pecans or other nuts and chocolate chips, if desired.