The Best Fudgy Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Recipe

Chocolate crinkle cookies have fudgy centers, crisp edges, and beautiful crinkled tops make them a favorite on any holiday cookie tray. Perfect for satisfying your chocolate cravings or sharing the joy with others, these cookies are a treat you’ll come back to time and again.


flour sugar cocoa powder baking powder espresso powder salt oil eggs vanilla extract powdered sugar

Dry Ingredients

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt.


Add Wet Ingredients

Add oil, eggs, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.



Cover the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.


Roll in Sugar

Portion out the chilled dough into balls, roll in granulated sugar and then in powdered sugar. Place the cookie dough balls onto the prepared baking sheet.



Bake until the cookies are set but still soft in the center. If the cookies, are too soft, bake for an extra minute.