My chocolate crinkle cookies are rich, brownie-like chocolate cookies, with a soft interior, crunchy exterior and a healthy amount of sweet powdered sugar crinkling on the outside!
Hi Bold Bakers!
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are a holiday favorite with my family and friends, and soon they will be favorites in your house too. It is just not Christmas until the house is filled with homemade treats and a treat just isn’t really much of a treat unless it is chocolate! No matter what the holiday occasion, Christmas, Hanukkah and New Years Eve parties, these are the perfect finishing touch to any celebration.
What makes a cookie crinkle?
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies start with sugar, oil and a TON of rich cocoa powder. Packed with chocolate, these cookies are very similar to a brownie, but take a super yummy turn right before baking. After chilling the batter you roll the dough into little balls then dip each one in lots of powdered sugar, and then the magic happens! This outer layer of sugar keeps the outside of the cookie crisp while encasing a molten center. This is what makes the cookie not only look amazing but have that texture that keeps you coming back for more.
How long does it take to make Chocolate Crinkle Cookies?
My Chocolate Crinkle Cookies bake for just 10-12 minutes, which gives them such a nice texture. They are just baked, chewy, dense and packed with a chocolate punch . After just a short time in the oven these babies flatten out revealing a perfect glimpse of the chocolate inside, while staying powdery and white on the outside.
How long do Chocolate Crinkle Cookies last?
These crinkle cookies are great made in advance as they stay chewy on the inside even a few days later. The best way to store these is in an airtight container at room temperature. I don’t know about you but if i got these as a gift this holiday season i would be beyond happy!
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My easy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies recipe will be a big hit with your family and friends this holiday season. Add it to your Christmas Cookie list!
- 1 cup (4oz/120g) cocoa powder
- 2 cups (16oz/480g) sugar
- 1/2 cup (4floz/120ml) vegetable oil
- 4 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2 cups (10oz/300g) all purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup (2oz/60g) confectioners sugar
- In a medium bowl mix together the cocoa, white sugar, and vegetable oil.
- Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
- In another bowl combine the flour, baking powder, and salt.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet until an even brownie like batter is formed.
- Cover the dough, and chill for at least 4 hours.
- Preheat oven to 350oF (180oC) and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
- Roll the dough into one inch balls then coat each ball in confectioners sugar before placing on to prepared cookie sheets.
- Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes. Allow to stand on the cookie sheet for a minute before transferring to wire racks to cool.
- Store at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 4 days.
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