Friday, February 3, 2012

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Recipe slightly modified. Original recipe from

This is the perfect way to fix a chocolate craving!

What you'll need
1 2/3 cup All-purpose flour
1/2 cup Cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp Baking powder
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Butter, softened
1 1/4 cups Sugar
2 Eggs
1/2 tsp Vanilla
1/2 cup Icing sugar

How to
1.  Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

2.  In a small bowl, stir together the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

3.  In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat together the butter and sugar until creamy, about 3 minutes.  Add one egg at a time while continuing to mix on medium speed. Add the vanilla and mix until combined.

4.  With a spatula, stir in the flour mixture just until combined.

5.  Place the icing sugar in a shallow bowl. Using a tablespoon, scoop up a rounded spoonful of dough. Roll in the palms of your hands, then roll in the icing sugar until coated. Place cookies on baking sheet about 2 inches apart.

6.  Bake until cookies are puffed and crackled, 10-12 minutes. Let cool on wire rack.

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