Cocoa Crinkles Cookie Recipe

The cocoa crinkles cookie recipe is one that children just seem to love. Maybe it’s the rich chocolate flavor, or how cool they look, who knows for sure why they crave them. But one thing is definite, if you bake these easy-to-make cookies their sure to be a hit!

2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
4 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Powdered sugar

Large bowl
Medium bowl
Small bowl
Cookie sheets
Plastic wrap
Mixer (optional)

Step 1: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
Step 2: In a large bowl, stir together sugar and oil.
Step 3: Add cocoa powder and blend well.
Step 4: Beat in eggs and vanilla extract.
Step 5: Stir in flour mixture, blending well.
Step 6: Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 6 hours or until dough is firm enough to handle.
Step 7: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 8: Lightly grease cookie sheets; set aside.
Step 9: Pour powdered sugar in small bowl.
Step 10: Shape dough into 1-inch balls, roll in powdered sugar and place on prepared cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
Step 11: Bake 12-14 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched lightly, and tops are crackled. Immediately transfer cookies to cooling surface.

Makes 48 cookies.