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{Traditional} Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These cookies are a holiday staple at my house.  They taste like little brownies rolled in powdered sugar.  The best part is they are really easy to make and look impressive!

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
8 Tbsp (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/4 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
Powdered Sugar for coating dough, about 1/2 cup

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a small bowl, mix flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.  Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together for about 3 minutes or until creamy.  Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until blended.  Finally, add the flour mixture, a little at a time, until fully incorporated.

Using a tablespoon, scoop out dough and roll into a ball.  Roll the ball in the powdered sugar until fully coated.  Place on a cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake cookies 10-12 minutes or until they are puffed and begin to crackle.  Cook completely.

This recipe makes about 24 cookies and was adapted from Williams Sonoma.


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