Easy Recipe: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

I love making an easy recipe! When a recipe is fast and easy to make and doesn’t require complicated baking procedures, it just makes the results even more delicious to me. That’s why I decided to make this easy recipe from Averie Cooks: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies ♥

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Averie Cooks Easy Recipe

Averie Cooks is a great site to find a delicious easy recipe. I’ve already made and blogged about these Chocolate Chip Cookies that I loved so much!

And today I will be making their Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. I have to say, they are just as delicious!

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

I loved the look of these cookies. They look adorable. And when an easy recipe says “chocolate”, it doesn’t take much more to convince me to try it! So here’s how I made them.

[In case you were wondering, I did make a few small changes. However, you can follow the original recipe if you prefer.]

What you need:

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  • 2 oz – Semi-sweet Chocolate
  • 1/4 cup – Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup – Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp – Vanilla Extract
  • 2  Eggs
  • 1 cup – All-purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp – Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp – Salt
  • 1/2 cup – Confectioner’s Sugar

Step by Step

1. Since we will be using just one bowl, use a large microwave-safe bowl to add your chocolate. Microwave for 1 minute and then stir. Heat in 10 second increments until the chocolate is smooth. Let it cool for 10 minutes.

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2. Add the vegetable oil, granulated sugar, and vanilla, and whisk until combined.

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3. Add the eggs and combine. [The original recipe suggests adding 1/2 tsp of instant espresso granules at this point to enhance the flavor. I didn’t have any so I skipped that step.]

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4. Add the flour, baking powder, and salt, and mix it all together until just combined. Be careful not to over-mix.

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5. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let it chill for at least 2 hours in the freezer, or 4 hours in the fridge. [I placed it in the freezer for 2 hours because I was kind of in a hurry. But if you can let it chill overnight in your fridge, you will probably have better results. However, don’t skip this step, because baking with un-chilled dough will not work.]

6. Preheat your oven to 350F, and spray your cookie sheet with cooking spray.

7. Form about 12-15 mounds of dough. [To keep them equal-sized you can use a cookie scoop.] Don’t flatten. In another bowl, add the confectioner’s sugar and dredge, or coat, each mound thoroughly.

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8. Place each mound at least 2 inches apart on your cookie sheet. I didn’t give them much space, and I should have! Bake for 10-15 minutes, until edges have set. Even if they look slightly undercooked, don’t worry, because they will firm up as they cool. Allow them to cool for at least 10 minutes.

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That’s it!

You’re done! If you had any leftover confectioner’s sugar, you can sprinkle them some more

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Ok, so mine didn’t end up looking as perfect and crinkled as the pictures in the original recipe, but still, they are truly delicious! So soft, and sweet but not too sweet… I mean, I could probably eat the whole batch by myself!


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