Easy Chocolate Crinkles
Yup. There are numerous recipes you can find online. The thing is -Are the ingredients easy to source out? Are the procedures easy to follow?
I am not planning on being a professional cook. I just want to learn the basics and hopefully my cooking would turn out edible enough for my family to enjoy. So, I try to veer away from recipes that call for “so-many-add-on-ingredients”.
Hence, I like recipes that are referred by friends. Recipes that they have tried. And tasted. That can never go wrong.
And, boy, I am so glad I find this easy cookie recipe when a blogger/friend posted a link on her Facebook account. I have been meaning to do these chocolate crinkles for a while.
Without going to so much story-telling, here are the ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup cocoa powder
3/4 tsp. baking soda (or 1 tsp. baking powder)
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups brown sugar (granulated sugar’s also fine)
1 cup cooking oil
4 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
confectioner’s sugar for dusting
- Sift together flour, cocoa powder and baking soda. Set aside.
- Beat eggs one at a time. Add in sugar. Beat 2-3 minutes on medium speed.
- Add in salt, vanilla, and oil. Blend well.
- Gradually add in the dry ingredients. Mix just until well blended. Do not over beat.
- Form into a ball and refrigerate for at least two hours.
- Then, divide dough into smaller portions. It’s easier to do on smaller portions as the dough could be sticky.
- Dab your hands with oil so the dough won’t stick to your hands.
- Form dough 1 inch thick and flatten a little.
- Coat each dough with a generous amount of confectioner’s sugar.
- Arrange covered doughs in greased cookie sheets 1 inch apart.
- Bake for 8 minutes at 350 degrees Celsius. 8 minutes for a gooey cookie chocolate crinkles. And 10-12 minutes for a more crumblier cookies. (The kids like the gooey version )
- After 8 minutes, cookies are a little soft. Don’t fret, the heat on the cookie tray and the cookies itself will finish the cooking until you achieve that “gooeyness”. Let the cookies cool before transferring into wire racks.
Enjoy the easy bake Chocolate Crinkles…
The recipe will yield 36-40 pieces of these deliciously soft and gooey (that’s the word, GOOEY!) chocolate goodness crinkles.
Let the chocolate crinkles totally cool before storing in cookie jars. Cookies are good to last for a week. Two weeks if placed in the fridge.
Cookies like these? They wouldn’t last more than 4 days So better go get ready to bake more and store them in jars….
The kids are delighted seeing the cookie jars.
Now, I’m thinking of doing more and thinking of selling some to my friends And also, wouldn’t it be a great gift suggestion these coming holidays? Especially now that the “BER” months have started?