Dark chocolate, chocolate bits, currants, coffee liqueur, black pepper and cayenne pepper... these gourmet biscuits may bite back.
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amazing! the cayenne and black pepper don't add spicy heat; they draw out the chocolate flavor. the spice is way in the background. perfect. - 04 Dec 2011 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
I was so excited to try these cookies. First of all, you neglected to put in where you add the flour mixture. I added it after the chocolate to the eggs/sugar. I did not really think the cayenne/pepper made much of an impact. If I did not know there was pepper in the recipe, I would have never suspected. I will not make these again, but will search for the perfect chocolate/pepper combo because I have heard it is fantastic. - 12 Oct 2011 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)
These were great and surprisingly easy to make! I followed the written recipe to a tee as well as watched Chef John's Video on how to make them for more clarification! They certainly have a little kick to them and the taste savors in your mouth for some time after eating just one! Great little treat! - 12 Nov 2011 (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)