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Chocolate Crinkles

Chocolate Crinkles

Chocolate Crinkles

Chocolate Crinkles
4.8 rating based on 12,345 ratings
4.8/5 (5)
Course: Hand-Shaped CookiesDifficulty: Medium
Servings

72

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Yummy chocolate cookie coated with powdered sugar. When it bakes, the cookie crackles all over, leaving dark brown cracks in the otherwise white cookie. Very pretty!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil

  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted

  • 2 cups granulated sugar

  • 4 large eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar

Directions

  • Stir together oil, chocolate and granulated sugar. Blend in one egg at a time until well mixed. Add vanilla. Stir flour, baking powder, and salt into oil mixture. Chill several hours or overnight. Pre-heat oven to 350F. Drop teaspoonfuls of dough into confectioner’s sugar. Roll in sugar; shape into balls. Place about 2″ apart on greased baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes. Don’t overbake!

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★★★★☆
These have a nice crinkle on top. But, don't overbake as they will become little bricks. Keep the size relatively small or they lose the dainty look.
- A Baker

★★★★★
I made these with the help of my boyfriend's 5 year old daughter this past weekend. We had a great time making them (I rolled them into balls, she rolled the balls in the powdered sugar). They came out great! I did adjust for high altitude by adding a 1/2 teaspoon more baking powder.
- A Baker

★★★★★
This is an awesome cookie recipe. We have been making these for years in our family. We use Nestle pre-melted chocolate in ours instead of melting chocolate ourselves. It's much easier.
- Meredith

★★★★★
These can be expensive to make if you're on a budget since the recipe calls for 4 oz. of baking chocolate and a 4(!) eggs, but they are so worth it. I make them once a year for Christmas and their my oldest daughter's absolute favorite cookie. I agree with one of the other reviewers--it's just not Christmas without Chocolate Crinkles.
- A Baker

★★★★★
These cookies are a family tradition at Christmas time. It's not Christmas without Chocolate Crinkles. They are the 1st cookie I bake and I always make a double batch. When family arrives, they disappear quickly. They are the best cookie ever!
- Brenda Gerard
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