Mexican Shortbread
25 mins (prep 15, cooking 10)
8 ingredients
8 servings
Mexican chocolate consists of grainy chocolate disks flavored with sugar, cinnamon, almonds and vanilla, used to prepare Mexican hot chocolate beverage and in mole sauces. It is usually available in Mexican sections of supermarkets.Substitution for Mexican Chocolate if you cannot find it:One ounce of semisweet chocolate, 1/2-teaspoon ground cinnamon and one drip of almond extract can substitute for 1-ounce of Mexican chocolate.

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Serving Size (38.02 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 191.54 Calories from Fat 110.07
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.23g 150.55%
Saturated Fat 2.62g 104.84%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 2.55mg 6.8%
Sodium 231.55mg 77.18%
Total Carbohydrate 18.25g 48.67%
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g 12.71%
Sugars 9.23 g %
Protein 2.6g 41.55%
Vitamin A 536.13IU% Vitamin C 0.25mg%
Calcium 51.69mg% Iron 0.56mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cornmeal, mexican chocolate, semisweet chocolate