Want to play a word game? The rules are simple: I give you a word, and you think of (and possibly write down) every other word that you associate with mine. You win by picking the same word that I had in mind. Ready?
Now if you tried to play without staring at the photographs, your words might match some on the following list…
crêpe paper streamers
French fry cut
Sun Chips’ eco-friendly bag
Colbie Caillat’s “Bubbly”
Canadian cat toys (check it out!)
cellophane gift wrap
But if you bake—or just love cookies—you probably wrote down “chocolate.” Rolled in powdered sugar, these tasty bites expand to reveal the crinkled cracks in their tops. And if you eat too many (like me), your tummy just may get a crinkle itself while it digests all of the cookies!
modified from this recipe
makes about 2 dozen cookies
If you like powdered sugar, use more than is listed and really pack it on the cookie. Serve with a glass of milk (mainly to prevent yourself from eating too many!).
½ c. flour
½ tsp baking powder
⅛ tsp salt
1 egg (or 2 egg whites)
½ tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp canola oil
¼ c. + 2 tbsp granulated sugar
¼ c. unsweetened cocoa powder
3-4 tbsp powdered sugar, sifted
- In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
- In a large bowl, whisk the egg. Whisk in the vanilla and oil. Stir in the granulated sugar and then the cocoa. Stir in the flour mixture until just incorporated. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
- Preheat the oven to 350°. Using a level tablespoon, shape the dough into a ball. Roll the dough balls in the powdered sugar, and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 10-12 min. Cool on the pan for 5 min before turning out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
Yumm! Made these this afternoon with my grandson and we both loved them! The hardest part was waiting for the dough to chill!
Hilda, that sounds like such a fun afternoon! Your adorable grandson must be growing so quickly; I haven’t seen pictures of him in ages. I hope you and your family have a lovely Christmas full of fun and sweet memories!
Hi Amy. I love your blog. I gained so much weight last winter due to depression. Now I’m tryin to lose them, but I love bread so much that I can’t give them up. Glad I found your blog. Whenever my sweet tooth “attack”, I make some of your desserts, recipes are so easy.
I still lost 8kg without giving up sweets.
By the way, I made this recipe earlier. (I substituted sugar with honey) so the batter was wet than it should be and my 1 and half year old keeps asking for a snack, so I just baked it right away. It turned out like a cupcake(8 yummy cupcakes) my son loved it.
But next time, I’ll try it the way the recipe says coz I love crinkles. 😉
Sorry for long post. All the best.
Oh my goodness Jemm, thank you so much for your sweet comment! I’m truly touched that you’re using my recipes to help you lose the weight you gained. Depression is so hard to deal with, especially during the winter where everything looks bleak and cold (I’ve been there before, too), but that’s so great that you’ve already lost 8kg. Good for you!! 🙂 I’m glad you and your son enjoyed these cookies!
This recipe only made. 12 tiny cookies for me.
I made my cookies about half the size of yours. 🙂 I hope you enjoyed them!
i made this today and they are awesome! the only problem was too sticky and almost all the batter stuck on my hands while rolling and ended up licking them lol
I’m so glad you enjoyed the cookies Aye! 🙂 Next time, try using a spoon and spatula to drop the cookie dough into rounded scoops on the baking sheet. Then moisten your fingers with a tiny bit of water to shape them into spheres before dropping them into the powdered sugar. That should help prevent the dough from sticking to your hands so much!
Karla Schaffner says...
Does it matter what kind of flour I’d use? Thank you.
Hi Amy! Is this recipe sweet? Or more on the bitter side? If I were to add more garnulated sugar, would the recipe be OK?
This recipe isn’t bitter — the cookies are sweet and chocolaty! 🙂 I can’t wait to hear what you think of these cookies Elizabeth!
Hi Amy, tried your recipe and it was a hit to my husband and friends! I am quite new in baking and am happy that I stumble into your blog?
I’m so glad you and your loved ones enjoyed these cookies Charity! That means a lot to me! 🙂 I can’t wait to hear what recipe of mine you decide to try next!
Any carb content per serving you can share?
I really appreciate your interest in this recipe Betty! This is the free nutrition calculator that I use, if you’d like to know! While I wish I could go back and provide the nutrition information for all of my older recipes, it’d take months to do… And I’d much rather focus on creating new recipes for you to try! 🙂 I’d love to hear what you think if you try these cookies!