Trove Table Talk: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
I'm giving you an early Christmas present this year by sharing one of my family’s favorite recipes for delicious, doughy chocolate cookies! Although I would happily keep the entire batch for myself, I love to give these cookies as gifts because they're a huge hit every time. Whether you’re baking for a corporate cookie exchange or bringing dessert to a holiday get-together, these cookies are guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser!
Here’s a quick tip before you get started: get to know your oven. Oven temperatures vary greatly and one of the easiest ways to make sure your recipes turn out right is by simply checking if your oven runs too hot or too cold! If you’re not sure, visit your oven manufacturer's website to find directions to calibrate your oven. This will allow you to adjust the baking time accordingly so the crinkles are baked to soft, chocolatey perfection.
If you don’t have time to chill the dough for the recommended four hours (or if you’re impatient like my family), you can chill the dough in the freezer for 30-45 minutes. Make sure to work quickly once you’ve removed the dough from the fridge because it gets very sticky and hard to work with as it warms up!
You don't want the powdered sugar to sit on the dough for too long before going into the oven so it's great to bake with a buddy! We normally have one person scoop the dough out of the bowl and the other person rolls it in the powdered sugar and arranges it on the baking sheet.
When all is said and done you are left with a batch of extra fudgy, soft chocolate crinkles. It’s like biting into a warm brownie! Follow along to this recipe at AllRecipes. Nothing says “Merry Christmas” quite like a batch of freshly baked cookies.
Deliver a batch of chocolate crinkles in a festive paper bag and tie a recipe card to it to add a personal touch! If they love the recipe they can make it with their family and maybe it will become a part of their Christmas traditions every year.