Chorizo Chocolate
Chip Cookies

Tasty Desserts

A Recipe by El Popular

A Batch Made in Heaven. Chocolate chip cookies, the most famous crowd-pleasing dessert, does not need much improvement. However, we at El Popular think cookies and Chorizo are a ‘batch’ made in heaven. Be bold and try out this recipe for Chorizo Chocolate Chip Cookies for a quirky sweet & savory mix that will intrigue and delight your taste buds.

Let’s Get Started

  • Prep Time: 10 mins

  • Cook Time: 30 mins

  • Makes: 12 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 link (6 oz.) El Popular “Original” Chorizo

  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped

  • 1 bag of chocolate chip cookie dough mix

  • See the cookie dough mix package for other needed ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees (or the temp. on package).

  • Cook Chorizo until medium to dark brown in color. Drain on paper towels until dry and let cool.

  • Make chocolate chip cookie dough mix according to package.

  • Fold in chopped pecans and cooled chorizo with rubber spatula.

  • Drop 1 tbsp of cookie dough 2 inches apart onto parchment-lined cookie sheet or nonstick mat.

  • Bake according to package directions.

  • Let cookies rest 2 to 4 min then transfer to wire rack for cooling.

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft, raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

Chorizo 101

  • Chorizo is a spicy sausage believed to have come from Ancient Rome and later adopted by the Spaniards who brought it to Mexico.

  • Unlike Spanish Chorizo — Mexican style is soft and comes raw, uncured, and uncooked.

  • Similar to how Americans view bacon, Chorizo is a versatile ingredient one can use to enhance any dish!

Directions

  • Remove casing from Chorizo links.

  • Place desired amount in a non-stick skillet.

  • Break-up Chorizo while cooking at medium heat.

  • Sauté for 7-8 minutes until the Chorizo is fully cooked or the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees (F).

  • Enjoy on or in any dish.

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