Cookie Perfection: Chocolate Crinkles

Chocolate Crinkles {adapted from Ingrid's recipe}

makes: 2 dozen


3/8 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/8  cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder

1 cup white sugar

1/4 cup vegetable oil

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

15 drops black food coloring

1/2 cup powdered sugar



1) Mix together the cocoa powders, sugar and oil.  Add in the eggs, vanilla, food coloring, flour, baking powder, and salt. 

2) Cover dough and chill for 2 hours.

3) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and pour powdered sugar into a small bowl.

4) Scoop dough into one inch balls, and generously coat them in the powdered sugar.  Place them onto the cookie sheet.

5) Bake for 11-13 minutes, and allow to cool for a few, before transferring to cooling racks.