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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

A Christmas classic, chocolatey crinkle cookies rolled in powdered sugar baked to chewy fudgy perfection.
Prep Time3 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cookies with powdered suagr, chocolate crinkle cookies
Servings: 18 cookies
Author: Amanda Cooks & Styles


  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Granulated White Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar


  • In a small bowl, combine all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
  • In the bowl of your stand mixer with the paddle attachment, beat together vegetable oil, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Add vanilla extract, eggs and beat until smooth.
  • Add flour mixture to the wet ingredients and beat until fully combined. Dough will be very sticky. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for at least 3 hours up to 24 hours to chill.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add powdered sugar to a small bowl.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll about 1-1/2 tablespoons of cookie dough into a ball. Then generously roll into powdered sugar and transfer to the baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Bake cookies for 11-12 minutes. Transfer cookies to a cooling rack to let cool for a few minutes prior to eating. Enjoy!


Store completely cooled cookies in an airtight container on the counter for up to a week.