Here’s another cookie recipe that would go down a real treat in your Cinco de Mayo festivities tomorrow. Originally, the holiday commemorated freedom and democracy in the American West during the first years after the American Civil War. Nowadays, the May 5 holiday is important in the American calendar as a celebration of Mexican culture, heritage and pride. These Chocolate and Coffee Cookies are a perfect fiesta in your mouth because they combine three traditional tastes often associated with Mexican cooking: chocolate, cinnamon and coffee. Olé!