Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 36 1x


These fudgy sugar-coated cookies are a real hit with all ages!



  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅓ cup icing sugar


  1. Combine sugar, cocoa and oil in a large bowl; beat with an electric stand mixer until combined and appearance resembles wet sand. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in vanilla.
  2. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Add to cocoa mixture, beating to mix evenly.
  3. Cover and refrigerate cookie dough for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  4. When ready to bake, spray cookie sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  5. Scoop a heaped teaspoons of cookie dough and roll into balls. Place in icing sugar and roll to coat completely.
  6. Place 10 to 12 balls on prepared cookie sheet about 5 cm apart.
  7. Bake in preheated 180°C/350°F oven until surfaces of cookies crack and interiors still look slightly moist, 10 to 12 minutes.
  8. Cool on wire rack. Repeat with remaining cookie dough.


  • Ground cinnamon can be added to the icing sugar. Or roll the cookies in chocolate sprinkles.
  • Recipe Credit: Egg Farmers of Canada

Posted on

July 28, 2015