Christmas Cookie Recipes: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

The holidays are approaching, and it’s time to start planning one of the sweetest holiday traditions of all – baking Christmas cookies!

Today we’re sharing with you a classic cookie recipe that is sure to win over chocolate lovers, Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. It’s the perfect addition to your cookie tray!

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
By Linda Conkle (from Lehman’s Sapphire Cookbook Collection)


  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1/3 C. vegetable oil
  • 1/3 C. cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 C. confectioners’ sugar
  • Chocolate curls for garnish

In a mixing bowl, beat granulated sugar, vegetable oil and the cocoa powder on high for 2 minutes. Add eggs and vanilla, beat 2 minutes until smooth. In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. With mixer at low, add to the cocoa mixture. Chill 6 hours or overnight.

When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 2 large baking sheets. Place confectioners’ sugar in small shallow bowl. Shape dough into 1″ balls and roll in confectioners’ sugar. Bake 12 to 14 minutes. Cool on baking sheet 1 minute, then remove to wire racks. Garnish with chocolate curls.

Looking for more great cookie recipes? Check out Lehman’s Sapphire Cookbook Collection – there’s over 650 recipes to discover, including a dessert section!

First posted November 2020.

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11 months ago

The batter is like fudge! So rich!

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