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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are like little bits of heaven in your mouth!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Prep Time 2 hours 27 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 37 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 250 kcal
Author Yvonne


  • 4 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 3 eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 c. powdered sugar


  1. Place chocolate and shortening in a small saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat till melted. Cool 15 minutes.  

  2. Combine eggs, sugar, baking powder, vanilla, and salt in a large bowl. Add chocolate mixture. Gradually add flour stirring until thoroughly combined. Cover; chill 2 hours until easy to handle. 

  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in powdered sugar to coat generously. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.

  4. Bake at 375 F for about 10 minutes or until edges are just set. Transfer to rack to cool.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Baking 2009

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 30mg1%
Potassium 109mg3%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.