5 from 2 votes
Chocolate crinkles are a favorite holiday cookie.
Chocolate Crinkles
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Chocolate cookie rolled in powdered sugar

Course: Cookie, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cookie, chocolate crinkle cookie, chocolate crinkles
Servings: 18 cookies
Calories: 154 kcal
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
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  2. Add eggs and vanilla and combine.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.

  4. Add dry ingredients into butter mixture. Mix until combined.

  5. Remove dough from bowl and place on a sheet of plastic wrap. Form into a 6 inch disc and wrap completely with plastic wrap.

  6. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

  7. When dough is chilled through and firm, remove from fridge. 

  8. 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. 

  9. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes. 

  10. Let cookies cool for a few minutes on baking sheet. Remove and place on a cooling rack until completely cooled. 

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Crinkles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 117mg 5%
Potassium 76mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 14g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 3.7%
Calcium 1.8%
Iron 5.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.