Make a batch of our Chocolate Mexican Cookies for everyone to enjoy. Cream cheese and walnuts team up to bring a twist to these delicious Mexican cookies.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 29 Servings
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1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup plus 1 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder, divided
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1-3/4 cups icing sugar, divided
1 cup finely chopped walnuts
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How do I make it ?
Combine flour, baking soda, salt and 1/2 cup cocoa powder. Beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla and 1-1/2 cups sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add dry ingredients, mixing well after each addition. Add nuts; mix well.
Refrigerate 1 hour.
Heat oven to 350ºF. Roll dough into 58 (1-1/4-inch) balls; place, 1 inch apart, on baking sheets.
Bake 15 to 18 min. or just until edges are firm. Cool on baking sheets 1 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Dip tops of cookies, 1 at a time, in remaining sugar; sprinkle with remaining cocoa powder.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Prepare using chopped pecans.
These tender cookies can be baked ahead of time. Prepare as directed, except do not dip cookies in remaining sugar or sprinkle with remaining cocoa powder. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature up to 1 week. Or, freeze up to 1 month. If frozen, thaw overnight. Dip cookies in remaining icing sugar, then sprinkle with remaining cocoa powder just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 10 g
Saturated fat 5 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 130 mg
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 2 g
29 servings, 2 cookies each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.