Cookie Perfection: Mint 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 teaspoon peppermint extract

1/2 cup powdered sugar



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

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.