Sweet ’n Salty
Mole Chocolate Cookies

Tasty Desserts

A Recipe by El Popular

Better Together. For these Sweet ’n Salty Mole Chocolate Cookies, we paired our savory Mole with our Mexican Chocolate to create a delectable cookie that brings a hint of salty heat wrapped up in sweet chocolate. Be sure to make extra – these heavenly cookies are usually snagged quickly!

Let’s Get Started

  • Prep Time: 30 mins

  • Cook Time: 25 mins

  • Makes: 30 cookies

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup El Popular Mexican Chocolate

  • 2 tbsp El Popular Mole Powder or Paste

  • ½ cup unsalted butter

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 cups flour

  • ¼ cup cocoa powder

  • 2 tbsp baking powder

  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350°F

  • Place El Popular Chocolate and Mole in a medium heat-proof bowl or double boiler. Melt over simmering water, stirring until smooth. Allow to cool.

  • In large bowl, use a handheld mixer to cream together butter and sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time until combined. Add cooled chocolate mixture, mixing to incorporate well.

  • In small bowl, combine flour, cocoa and baking powder. Stir into the wet ingredients.

  • Transfer mixture to a piping bag.

  • Grease two 12×18-inch baking sheets.

  • With one hand at the top of the bag and one at the bottom, squeeze the dough to form 1 ½ inch circles, leaving ½ in between them until both baking sheets are covered.

  • Evenly sprinkle chocolate chips on top.

  • Bake 23 min or until fully baked.

  • Cool for 10 min and enjoy!

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

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