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Chocolate crinkle cookies stacked
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4.84 from 60 votes

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

These Chocolate Crinkle Cookies are a double chocolate fudgy brownie-like cookie! A fool-proof classic holiday treat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate cookies, crinkled, no chilling
Servings: 16 cookies
Calories: 229kcal


  • 1 cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
  • Powdered sugar placed into a large bowl for dunking


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with a silicone mat.
  • Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in vanilla and egg and mix until just combined, about 30 seconds.
  • Add in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined.
  • Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Use a 1.5 oz cookie scoop to scoop the dough into uniform balls.
  • Dunk each in powdered sugar (make sure it’s fully coated).
  • Bake 8 at a time (these do spread a bit) in preheated oven for about 9-11 minutes.
  • Cool for 2 minutes before transferring onto a cooling rack.
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Trevor likes these at room temperature, but I like these warm either fresh out of the oven or warmed in the microwave!


Serving: 1large cookie | Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.8mg