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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

  • Author: Myles
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes + chill time
  • Yield: 48 cookies 1x


These chocolate crinkle cookies are chocolatey and decadently rich. They have some features of brownies and chocolate cake. They’d literally melt in your mouth! You’d love them for sure!



2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups granulated sugar

3/4 cup vegetable oil

1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

4 large eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Blend together granulated sugar and oil in the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
  3. Add in cocoa powder and blend well.
  4. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  5. Add in flour mixture and mix until blended.
  6. Cover dough and refrigerate for at least 45 minutes.
  7. Once the dough is ready, preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  8. Place powdered sugar in a mixing bowl.
  9. Remove a portion of the dough from the fridge at a time to work with and let the remaining dough chill.
  10. Shape the dough into balls, about 1 inch each.
  11. Roll in powdered sugar and arrange on prepared baking sheets. Space them 2 inches apart.
  12. Repeat with the remaining dough.
  13. Bake for about 10 to 13 minutes or until nearly set.
  14. Cool on baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.


  • You can also refrigerate the dough overnight.
  • If you don’t have parchment paper, use silicone liners.
  • The crinkles should be soft when touched and appear slightly under-baked.
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