Monday, December 20, 2010

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are a Christmas tradition in this house ~ we love the chocolate goodness.  The taste is very similar to a brownie - yum!
You do need to chill the cookie dough for at least 4 hours, so I usually make the dough one day and bake them the next.  I bake them on a silpat, but you can use parchment paper if you don't have a silpat.



Yummy chocolate goodness!


Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (I use Hershey's)
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
4 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
confectioners' sugar for rolling

In a large mixing bowl, mix together cocoa powder, sugar and vegetable oil.
Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.  Combine flour, paking powder, and salt and then mix it into the cocoa mixture.  Cover dough and chill for at least 4 hours.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line cookie sheets with a Silpat or parchment paper.  Roll dough into one inch balls.  Coat each ball in confectioners' sugar before placing them onto your prepared cookie sheet.

Bake for 10-12 minutes.  Let stand on the cookie sheet for a minute before transferring to wire racks to cool.

5 comments:

  1. Yum! These sound so good and would look so pretty on a red plate as a gift to neighbors. Thanks for sharing the recipe with us.

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  2. Looks super good. My mom used to make those too and they were amazing! Love that pink mixer!

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  3. These cookies are gorgeous--I love how striking the contrast of the white and brown is. AND these look absolutely delicious!

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  4. I made a similar cookie for Christmas. Yours look great!

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  5. Aww when I was working at Cookies by Design the chocolate crinkles were always popular next to the chocolate chip cookies :-)

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