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Chilli Lime Chocolate Cookies

  1. Mix Flour, Cocoa Powder, Baking Powder, Salt and Chilli in a Bowl and leave to one side.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the butter until smooth then add the sugar and mix until incorporated and the sugar has dissolved into the butter.
  3. Add the lime juice and eggs to the butter and mix again.
  4. Sift the flour mixture into the butter gradually and mix until combined.
  5. Cut the chocolate into chunks and add the chocolate and lime zest to the mixture and stir to combine.
  6. Place the mixture into the fridge and chill for at least an hour but you can leave it overnight.
  7. Preheat the oven to 180oc (160oc fan assisted).
  8. Divide the cookie mixture into rough balls, (try not to handle it too much) and place on a greased, lined baking tray with space inbetween each one to allow them to expand.
  9. Place into the oven for 12-15 minutes.
  10. Remove from the oven and place on a rack to cool before serving.