Recipes and Cooking Chocolate Crinkles 4.0 (110) 13 Reviews These chocolate cookies rolled in powdered sugar are a kid-favorite recipe during Christmas or any time of the year. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 23, 2008 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 1 hrs Bake Time: 8 mins Cool Time: 2 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 10 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 36 large cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1 ¾ cup granulated sugar ½ cup shortening ¼ cup butter 3 eggs, lightly beaten 2 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoon vanilla 1 ⅓ cup all-purpose flour ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ cup granulated sugar ⅔ cup powdered sugar Directions In a 1-qt. saucepan cook and stir chocolate, shortening, and butter over low heat until melted. Cool. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. In a large bowl, combine eggs, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until combined, scraping side of bowl occasionally. Stir in melted chocolate mixture and vanilla. Then gradually stir in flour and cocoa powder. Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls. Roll balls in 1/4 cup granulated sugar, then in powdered sugar to coat. Place balls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or just until edges are firm and cracks appear slightly moist. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes. Remove; cool on wire racks. (Cookies will deflate slightly upon cooling.) Makes about 36 cookies. To Store: Layer cookies between waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 134 Calories 6g Fat 18g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 134 % Daily Value * Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 19mg 6% Sodium 69mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Protein 2g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.