Chocolate Crinkles

My kids and I had fun baking these cookies; It’s been a long while since I last made crinkles. This Christmas cookie recipe is one of the first baking recipes that I tried when I was just starting to learn how to bake.

I love crinkles but I (used to) only get to eat these cookies before around Christmas season, so when I saw this recipe and saw how very easy it is, I tried it immediately and I was very happy with the result…I can bake crinkles, yay! I even tried selling these cookies to some friends and acquaintances before. :)


It’s one of those..dry ingredients, wet ingredients, combine type of recipes..very easy


…the dough is quite heavy, a mixer will make your job easier but I like to use wooden spoon just like I used to


Make dough into 1-inch balls and roll it in a bowl of confetioners’ sugar before baking 


..and ta-da! yummy crinkles! :)

Here’s the recipe:

adapted from Maya Kitchen Cookbook

makes 3 dozen cookies

2 cups sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/4 cup dutch-processed cocoa
1/2 teaspoon fine salt
3/4 cup oil ( canola, vegetable or corn oil)
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. Mix first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, mix oil and the rest of the ingredients in a big measuring cup or in another bowl, mix well before adding it to the flour mixture. Mix until well combined. Shape into 1″ balls then roll it on confectioners’ sugar ; arrange about 2-inches apart on a baking sheet. Bake until the top cracks. Immediately transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool. Dust with more confectioners sugar if you want. Enjoy!

Happy Baking!! :)

..13 days to go before Christmas :)

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