Cojita cheese is a hard cheese made from cow's milk. It tastes similar to Parmesan or feta cheese. It is white in color and usually sold in small rounds or large blocks. Look for it in the dairy or cheese aisle of your grocery store.
Mole, pronounced “MOH-lay,” is a dark reddish-brown Mexican sauce made from chiles, onion, garlic, chocolate, ground sesame or pumpkin seeds and other spices. Prepared mole is a thicker paste, which cooks with the ingredients in this recipe to make a savory sauce perfect for chili.