Recipes

Chocolate Krinkles

These fudgy sugar-coated cookies are much loved by the Roseglen Hutterite Colony. In fact, the recipe they use calls for 90 eggs, 52 cups flour and 11-1/4 cups oil! That’s a big batch of cookies!

Serves:
36
Prep Time:
20 min
Cook Time:
10 min

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts
  • 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) salt
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) icing sugar

Instructions

  1. Combine sugar, cocoa and oil in large bowl; with electric mixer, beat until combined and appearance resembles wet sand. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Beat in vanilla.
  2. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Add to cocoa mixture, beating to mix evenly.
  3. Cover and refrigerate cookie dough for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  4. When ready to bake, spray cookie sheet with cooking spray or line with parchment paper or silicone baking mat.
  5. Scoop heaping teaspoonsful of cookie dough; roll into balls. Place in icing sugar and roll to coat completely. Place 10 to 12 balls on prepared cookie sheet about 2 inches (5 cm) apart.
  6. Bake in preheated 350°F (180°C) oven until surfaces of cookies crack and interiors still look slightly moist, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Repeat with remaining cookie dough.

Notes

Ground cinnamon can be added to the icing sugar. Or, roll the cookies in colored sugar or sprinkles.