Cinnamon Chilli Chocolate Cookies

A dash of red chilli powder gives these cinnamon flavoured chocolate cookies a distinct edge. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Cinnamon Chilli Chocolate Cookies
Main Ingredients Refined flour (maida), Cinnamon powder
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Cinnamon Chilli Chocolate Cookies

  • 2¼ cups Refined flour (maida)
  • 2 teaspoons Cinnamon powder
  • ½ teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • ½ cup Cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cup Unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1¾ cups Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 2 large Eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 180° C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt into a bowl.
  3. Cream together butter and 1½ cups castor sugar in another bowl till light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs and beat well. Add flour mixture and beat till well combined into a dough.
  5. Mix together remaining castor sugar, cinnamon powder and chilli powder in a third bowl.
  6. Divide the dough into 16 equal portions and roll them in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place them on the lined tray, place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes, turning them once halfway through. Remove from oven and cool.
  7. Serve or store in an airtight container.