The Food52 Spiced Chocolate Cookies provide hot, savory twists on classic treats. While cacao bites are most often primarily sweet, this post mixes up the lot by its use of peppery, zesty flavoring that is typically reserved for salty, tangy and of course, spicy meals.
Present in this unusual recipe is chipotle chile powder, ground cinnamon and black pepper. These additions make for a striking dessert that will set one's holiday table apart from the rest, especially given their classic festive elements seen in vanilla extract and unsweetened chocolate.
This recipe will produce approximately four dozen cookies. It is thus practical for the holiday season as it will serve large parties. Moreover, it will strike guests as noteworthy and different.