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Chocolate crinkles are a favorite holiday cookie.
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5 from 2 votes

Chocolate Crinkles

Chocolate cookie rolled in powdered sugar
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Cookie, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cookie, chocolate crinkle cookie, chocolate crinkles
Servings: 18 cookies
Calories: 154kcal
Author: Kathy


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and combine.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
  • Add dry ingredients into butter mixture. Mix until combined.
  • Remove dough from bowl and place on a sheet of plastic wrap. Form into a 6 inch disc and wrap completely with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • When dough is chilled through and firm, remove from fridge. 
  • Form into balls. Place the balls into a bowl of powdered sugar. Roll each ball around until covered with powdered sugar.  Place on an ungreased baking sheet. 
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes. 
  • Let cookies cool for a few minutes on baking sheet. Remove and place on a cooling rack until completely cooled. 


Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.9mg