With crinkles that appear while they bake, Cocoa Crinkle Cookies are an eye-catching addition to any cookie tray. Break out this chocolate crinkle cookies recipe the next time you get the kids together for family baking night because rolling the dough in powdered sugar and watching them transform in the oven is fun for everyone! You can even try swapping in HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa for a mildly sweet twist. Once you've mastered chocolate crinkle cookies, toss in a handful of REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips for this REESE'S Crinkle Cookies version.
Combine granulated sugar and oil in large bowl; add cocoa, beating until well blended. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to cocoa mixture, beating well.
Cover; refrigerate until dough is firm enough to handle, at least 6 hours.
Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar to coat. Place about 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet.
Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched lightly and tops are crackled. Cool slightly. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
Add a small amount of colored sugar to powdered sugar for a festive touch.
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