Crushed Ice Catering’s┬áDiablo Cookies are every chocolate lovers dream. ┬áThe little kick of cayenne, along with a cup of coffee, will keep you warm through February! Enjoy our February’s Recipe of the Month!

Diablo Cookies

YIELD: 12 big cookies


  • 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sifted cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper, or more if you like it hot!
  • 1 cup chocolate chips or chunks


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons fresh-squeezed ginger juice or fresh-grated ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
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  • For the dry ingredients: Mix together the sifted flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, cinnamon and pepper in a large bowl. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • For the wet ingredients: In another bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, white sugar, canola oil, eggs, ginger juice and vanilla.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. On a greased cookie sheet, press fist-size cookie dough balls out and sprinkle with rock salt and sugar. Bake the cookies for approximately 11 minutes or until the cookies start to crack. They should be nice and fudgy in the middle! This recipe should make 12 BIG cookies or many more small ones.


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