Italian Chocolate Pepper Cookies
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 tablespoon dark cocoa powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder or 1/2 teaspoon black pepper*
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup agave nectar
1/2 cup soy creamer
1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 cup mini chocolate chips (vegan of course)
1/8 cup finely chopped nuts (optional)
1/8 cup finely chopped raisins (optional)
Preheat oven to 325 f
Mix all dry ingredients (first 5) taking care that there are no clumps in the cocoa.
Add all liquid ingredients and mix until well blended.
Add mini chips, nuts and raisins.
Using cookie scoop or measuring spoon drop tablespoon size scoop of dough onto lightly greased cooking sheet.
Bake for 8 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool.
Not to sweet, not too spicy, just chocolaty yum : )
* I prefer the cayenne pepper