Chocolate Crinkle Cookies - One of my Christmas Favorites!
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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are one of my favorite Christmas cookie recipes! Also called snowcaps, they are fudgy and soft in the middle, like a brownie.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate crinkle cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 Makes 12-14 cookies, depending on size
Calories 190kcal
Author Joanne Ozug fifteenspatulas.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (5 ounces by weight)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup oil*
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup confectioner's sugar for rolling

Instructions

  • In a bowl, whisk to combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.
  • In another bowl, whisk to combine the sugar, oil, eggs, and vanilla.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet, and mix until no flour streaks remain. Chill the dough for at least 4 hours and up to overnight.
  • Use a medium (1.5 tbsp) cookie scoop to portion out the dough, then roll into balls. They should be about 1” in diameter.
  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper.
  • Roll the balls in confectioner’s sugar until generously and completely coated, then place 12 on a sheet pan.
  • Bake for 9-10 minutes, until the cookies are crinkled and puffed up into a mound shape. You want to underbake this type of cookie, so it's fine if it looks a little raw in the cracks, as it will continue cooking slightly out of the oven.
  • Let cool slightly to set, then enjoy!

Notes

*Any neutral oil works, and I actually even like olive oil.

Nutrition

Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 92mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g