Friday, December 21, 2012

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies


              Please, pretty please put these delicious cookies on your baking list this holiday
           season. There is so many reasons to fall in love with these tasty little treasures and
          they are nearly impossible to mess up. They are fudgy in the middle and crisp on the
            outside Pour yourself a big glass of milk and eat a few cookies. You deserve it.

                                                         Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

                 1 cup of unsweetened cocoa
                 2 cups of white sugar
                 1/2 cup vegetable oil
                 4 eggs
                 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
                 2 cups all-purpose flour
                 2 teaspoons baking powder
                 1/2 teaspoon salt
                 1/2 cup confectioners sugar

         1) In a medium bowl, mix together cocoa, white sugar, and vegetable oil. Beat in eggs
         one at a time, then stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt, stir
         into the cocoa mixture. Cover dough, and chill for at least 4 hours.
         2) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray
         with Pam. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and generously coat into powdered sugar.
         3) Bake for 10 minutes. Leave on cookie sheet for about 2 minutes before taking off.


                                                   Santa - is going to love these cookies!!

23 comments:

  1. I LOVE these cookies, but surprisingly I've never ever made them myself!! Thanks for the recipe. And your pictures are gorgeous! Merry Christmas!!

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  2. These look delicious and easy!--the perfect recipe for me!!

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  3. Looks amazing! How the heck do you get the cookies to stay so white? My sugar always dissolves. More sugar, perhaps?

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  4. Looks yummy and easy! My favorite kind of cookie.

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  5. Ohhhhhhhh........these are gorgeous!!!'

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  6. So pretty! Definitely a santa favorite!!

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  7. These look waaaay too good! Merry Christmas!

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  8. Those are seriously my favorite cookie ever! Just love the brownie texture and it is the only time I will drink a glass of milk. Merry Christmas love!

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  9. Very festive and snowy Val! Love the Christmas tree lights in the background of the photos!

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  10. They look amazing Val and your photos are GORGEOUS!!! Merry Christmas to you and yours!! :) xoxox

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  11. Ohmygoodness we made these two nights ago, except with 1/8 tspn cayenne pepper... so good!

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  12. My best friend and I used to walk to the neighborhood bakery for these every weekend when we were tweens. Brings back a lot of memories!

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  13. Oh I want to be Santa at your house! These looks so good. Nothing better than a chocolaty cookie. Happy weekend and happy holidays, Val! xoxo

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  14. oh my oh my yummy!!!

    Frances O

    http://thefashionhive.com

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  15. You know I heart chocolate!! These look so good... I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!!

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  16. Chocolate Crinkles are the best! Beautiful pictures Val!

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  17. Val, these cookies are awesome!!!! We have are delivering our xmas goodies to neighbors tomorrow, all of which include your white chocolate stars and the these cookies. They are so good!!!!! Thank you for your posting. I love the food, always and I just love your photography. Well done, it's always such a pleasure to see what you come up with next. Merry Christmas Val, I have enjoyed friendship over the blog! Love always,

    Shauna xoxoxoxxoxxo

    By the way, you look like a model. You're a very beautiful woman. So not only are you gorgeous, but you take great pictures and make great food? Wow, that's lucky for you.... :) hahahaha. Shauna xoxoxoxxoxxoo

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  18. Wishing you & your family a wonderful Christmas!

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  19. these cookies are always the best!! love them and they are sooo easy, hope you had a wonderful Christmas Val!

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