Thursday, December 19, 2013

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Hello There,

How is your week going so far?  I am actually completed all of my shopping and wrapping.  I actually am just baking some cookies during this week so I can relax and enjoy the holidays.

I made these chocolate crinkle cookies and wanted to share the recipe with you.  They are easy and so delicious!  Hope you enjoy them if you decide to make a batch!  Believe me, they are very quick and easy to make!

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preheat an oven to 350°F. Grease 2 baking sheets with butter.

Put the confectioners' sugar into a bowl and set aside.

Mix the ingredients
In another bowl, using a wooden spoon, stir together the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar on medium speed until creamy, about 3 minutes. Turn off the mixer and scrape down the bowl with a rubber spatula. Add 1 egg and beat on medium speed until blended. Add the other egg and vanilla and beat until blended.

Turn off the mixer and add the flour mixture. Beat on low speed just until blended.

Using a tablespoon, scoop up a rounded spoonful of dough. Scrape the dough off the spoon into the palm of your other hand. Roll the dough into a ball. Roll the ball in the confectioners' sugar until covered. Place the balls on a prepared baking sheet. Repeat, spacing the balls about 2 inches apart.

When 1 baking sheet is full, put it in the oven and bake the cookies until they are crackled and puffed, 10 to 12 minutes.  Remove the baking sheet from the oven and set it on a wire rack for 15 minutes.

Makes about 24 cookies.

1 comment:

  1. Yum Kelly thanks for the recipe. I am done too and just enjoying the holidays now. They are coming so quickly. I wanted to come by and say Merry Christmas and a wish for a great new year.




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