Chocolate Crackle Cookies
These rich, fudgy Chocolate Crackles are perfect for the holidays, yet yummy enough that you’ll want to make them throughout the year! They’re a striking cookie that’s perfect for a Cookie Exchange.
Why You Must Make
- If your family is full of chocoholics like mine, this is a delicious cookie recipe to add to your repertoire!
- They’re also perfect for the holidays as they look like they’re coated in winter snow!
- Plus they’re super easy to make.
- Make sure your cookie dough is nice and cold. Your hands will still get a coating of chocolate from rolling them, but cold dough will minimize that.
- Sift your powdered sugar to minimize lumps.
- To get the prettiest result, make sure to coat the dough balls well in powdered sugar.
- If you find the chocolate in the cookies is creating yellow areas on the powdered sugar after they’re baked, roll your dough balls in granulated sugar first, then powdered sugar (Tip via America’s Test Kitchen). I did not find this necessary.
- You can keep these cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for 3 days. They can also be frozen for up to 3 months. Just defrost overnight in the refrigerator.
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Besides these Chocolate Crackles, you might like these other tasty chocolate cookies:
- Hot Chocolate Cookies from Love from the Oven
- Flourless Chocolate Cookies
- Death by Chocolate Cookies
- Chocolate Pudding Cookies
- Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies
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- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 2 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
- Beat eggs and sugar until light.
- Stir in the melted butter, vanilla, and melted chocolate.
- In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir into the chocolate mixture.
- Finally, stir in the chocolate chips.
- Refrigerate dough until firm. This will take anywhere from an hour in the freezer or overnight in the refrigerator.
- Preheat the oven to 350º.
- Roll the dough into 1-inch balls between your palms. Roll them in powdered sugar until heavily coated.
- Place the dough balls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets and bake for 11 to 13 minutes.
- Return the bowl of dough to the refrigerator or freezer while the cookies are baking. It's important to keep the dough very cold.
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Serving Size:1 cookie
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 233Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 107mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 1gSugar: 25gProtein: 3g