Chocolate Crinkles III

Chocolate Crinkles III


"Chocolate cookies rolled in confectioner's sugar. We have called these 'Ahortas' after a 'being' in the original Star Trek series -- can you tell how long I have been making these?!"


servings 133 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 133 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 68 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix oil, chocolate, and granulated sugar.
  2. Blend in one egg at a time until well mixed. Add vanilla.
  3. Stir flour, baking powder and salt into oil mixture.
  4. Chill several hours or overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls into confectioners' sugar.
  7. Roll in sugar; shape into balls and place about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes (do not overbake). NOTE: If you use self-rising flour, omit the baking powder and salt.
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  1. 95 Ratings


This is the best Chocolate Crinkles recipe!! Our family has been baking these for decades. Baking chocolate (not cocoa as some recipes use) makes these cookies rich and fudgy. You can't mess ...

Actually, the way this recipe is written, it doesn't make sense. It says mix oil, chocolate and sugar. What do you do with the chocolate? Grate it? Melt it? Hmmm... I had to do my own thing,...

I followed the recipe exactly, except I did as one reviewer suggested and stuck the dough in the freezer for about 45 minutes. Then I used a lightly oiled tablespoon scoop to drop the dough into...

This is the best Crinkle recipe I have ever tried! I made them today for the first time and they turned out so soft and chewy. I have tried others in the past, but none were ever this good. I...

This is the crinkle recipe to use!!!!My Mom has been making them over over 40 years and I have also been making them for at least 15 years. It's a foolproof recipe which makes lots of cookies. ...

Found this cookie to be a mild flavored cookie, would have liked a stronger chocolate flavor. Nice chewy cookie and beautiful crinkle finish. Difficult to get off cookie sheet, maybe greasing sh...

FANTASTIC!! Super easy to make and just delicious. I agree with the other reviewer who said they have a slight crispy crunch on the outside but are soft like a brownie on the inside. The are...

I have used this recipe for 30 years. It's easily divisible by 4 so if low on an ingredient, you can still get a chocolate fix by dividing the recipe in half or fourths. This recipe makes grea...

I have been using this particular recipe since I was 10 years old. When I moved out of the house I took the recipe with me. I was in the Air Force and brought my chocolate crinkles to work and ...