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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. This fun cookie recipe is the perfect addition to your cookie trays! A chocolate cookie base is rolled in powdered sugar and baked for crinkle perfection. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate, cookie, cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 Cookies


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Dutch cocoa powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat you oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking trays with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. Combine the first 9 ingredients in the bowl of an electric mixer. Mix slowly until fully combined.

  3. Scoop heaping tablespoon portions into your powdered sugar. Roll until covered completely and place 2" apart on your prepared baking trays.

  4. Bake 10-12 minutes or just until the edges are starting to pull away from the parchment.