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Slightly Spicy Chocolate Chip Cookies

"My friends love it when I bring these to parties. The spice makes them tastier and a bit more interesting than your average chocolate chip cookie."
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50 m servings 188 cals
Original recipe yields 30 servings (5 dozen)


  • Calories:
  • 188 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 128 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Mix flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves in small bowl.
  3. In large mixing bowl combine sugar, butter, and extracts until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Slowly add flour mix, beating dough between additions. Fold in chocolate chips. Drop dough by tablespoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 9 to 11 minutes, or until cookies are just brown. After cooling cookies on the tray for 2 minutes, remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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  1. 37 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

I'm tired of the same old Tollhouse cookies. These cookies are a nice change! I increased the cinnamon to 1/4t and added toasted chopped walnuts. Yum! Thanks for a unique cookie,Sandra.

Most helpful critical review

these are ok, but not great

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I'm tired of the same old Tollhouse cookies. These cookies are a nice change! I increased the cinnamon to 1/4t and added toasted chopped walnuts. Yum! Thanks for a unique cookie,Sandra.

These are, by far, the best chocolate chip cookies I have ever made. This is my "go-to" recipe whenever I need to bake cookies for my family, my friends, or myself! A few changes I make: I re...

I doctored these up a bit. First, I left out the chocolate chips so that I'd be left with a spice cookie. Then, I added more spice-- 1 t. cinnamon, 1/2 t. nutmeg, 1/4 t. cloves, and 1/4 t. ginge...

Very good chocolate chip cookies. Only spicy because I added 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, though - otherwise they'd be fairly non-spicy but good chocolate chip cookies. Chewy, crunchy, good co...

These were alright cookies. I omitted almond extract and cloves because I didn't have them, and increased the nutmeg and cinnamon by half. I also added 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper as suggested by ano...

These were very good. I upped the spices to 1/2 tsp. each and added about 1/4 tsp of ginger. It made about 50 cookies.

Yummy and interesting! I used dark chocolate chips, which complemented the spices really well. I wished they were a little more spicy, but on the whole delicious!

Oh yeah! I'm always looking for a good chocolate chip cookie and these are off the hook! I doubled the nutmeg and cinnamon; only a few drop of the almond extract. I had semi-sweet mini morsel...

The first time I made these it was exactly as written, good but not great. The next time I used 1/4 tsp; of each spice, better but still not great. Finally I added a heaping 1/4 tsp of cayenne...