Three-Pepper Spice Cookies.

READY IN: 48mins
Recipe by Nancygirl

This spicy cookie recipe came from Better Homes & Gardens. Black pepper & cayenne IN A COOKIE!? Oh yeah!

Top Review by flor_enojada

Just the right amount of spice to make the cookies tasty, interesting, and different, without overwhelming the sweetness of the chocolate. I'll be making this one again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. With an electric mixer on medium beat butter.
  2. Add sugar, baking powder, ground chili, the 1/2 tsp finely ground pepper, ginger, clove, cinnamon, and cayenne.
  3. Beat until combined.
  4. Add egg and milk. Mix well.
  5. Beat in as much flour as possible, stir in remaining flour. If necessary knead dough to blend.
  6. Shape dough into a ball and divide in half. Shape each into a 6 1/2-inch long roll. Wrap in plastic and chill 4 to 24 hours.
  7. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  8. Cut rolls into 1/4-inch slices.
  9. Place 1-inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  10. Sprinkle with medium ground pepper.
  11. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until edges are golden.
  12. Melt chocolate and shortening in a small sauce pan on low. Dip slightly cooled cookies half way into chocolate, let set on waxed paper.

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