Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These cookies are one of my all time favorites. They are so rich and chocolatey. Chocolate crinkles are on my Christmas baking list every year, but I also love them in the summer. Pair a few cookies with some fresh berries and you have an awesome combination!

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Cookies


  • 4 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • Put butter or margarine and chocolate chips in a small, microwave-safe bowl. Cook in the microwave for 45 seconds. Stir and cook for 30 seconds. Stir and continue cooking for 30 seconds at a time until chocolate is completely melted. Set aside.
  • Beat together sugar, eggs and vanilla until fluffy. Stir in melted chocolate. Add flour, salt and baking powder until combined. Refrigerate dough for at least 2 hours for easier handling.
  • Using a tablespoon of dough at a time, roll into balls and roll through powdered sugar, making sure to coat completely. Bake at 325 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.