Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

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From the kitchen of Lindsey

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
10-12 minutes
about 50 cookies
Dairy‑free, Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1/2 cup oil
4 1-ounce squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 cups sugar
4 extra large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup powdered sugar


  1. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Mix oil, chocolate and sugar.

  3. Add one egg at a time until well mixed.

  4. Add vanilla, salt, flour and baking powder.

  5. Chill overnight, or for several hours.

  6. Shape dough into balls of about one teaspoon each and roll in powdered sugar.

  7. Place dough balls approximately 2 inches apart on a well greased backing sheet.

  8. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.


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kathy5732 says:

Been making this recipe for many years. Everybody loves them. They freeze well.

12/15/2014 12:49:29 PM

heifer1 says:

These cookies are very good, but I would advise using a tad bit more flour. They are extremely messy to work with and they tend to spread and burn when baked.

1/2/2013 2:09:11 PM

glenda7214 says:

Delicious and easy to make. Everyone loves them.

12/16/2012 12:24:52 PM

Caitlin22 says:

I have had these before from a different cookbook they are amazing!

11/19/2012 11:45:27 AM

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