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Mexican Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here's an easy dessert recipe that takes cake boxes to an entirely new level. Mexican Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies are so yummy that no one will know you took a short to cut to make them.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 12
Calories: 208kcal


  • 1 package chocolate cake box
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne


  • Preheat oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Mix all ingredients together.
  • The batter might be a little tough at first, but keep working at it.
  • If you need to, add a splash of water, go for it but not a lot.
  • Once everything is combined, drop on a greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.


To make it healthier you can use apple sauce instead of butter.


Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1.9mg