If you are looking for a new cookie recipe to satisfy a chocolate craving, these Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are easy to make and so pretty!
I usually make this around the holidays to share with friends, neighbors, and family. It’s easy and fudgy! A perfect chocolate cookie for Christmas.
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These delicious and chewy cookies are also great to give! Just put them in a cello bag and tie it with a ribbon for a thoughtful gift.
Ingredients for Chocolate Crinkle Cookie
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup unsweetened cocoa
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 3 large eggs
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons instant espresso granules
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup granulated sugar, divided
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
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Recipe Instructions for Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
#1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
#2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt, and baking soda.
#3. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs, brown sugar, melted butter, espresso granules, vanilla, and 1/2 cup sugar.
#4. Slowly stir in flour mixture into the large bowl with the egg mixture.
#5. Cover and chill dough in the fridge for 1 hour.
#6. While waiting for the dough to chill, take out two small bowls and fill one with powdered sugar and the other with regular sugar.
#7. Shape chilled dough into balls and roll in regular sugar and then into the powdered sugar and place on the cookie sheet.
#8. Bake for 11-12 minutes. Serve and enjoy!
More Baked Recipes To Try
If you’ve enjoyed these Chocolate Crinkle Cookies, I highly recommend trying these other baked recipes:
- Bacon Quiche
- Baked Corn Casserole
- Peanut Butter Banana Bread
- Baked Peaches with Balsamic Glaze and Whipped Cream
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