Chocolate Pixies


These chocolate pixie cookies are messy to make, but well worth the effort!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 40 mins
4 dozen


  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 4 large eggs

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • cup confectioners' sugar, or as needed


  1. Melt butter and chocolate in a saucepan over low heat. Remove from the heat.

  2. Beat sugar and eggs in a medium bowl with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in melted chocolate mixture.

  3. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together into a bowl. Gradually stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients with a spoon until well blended. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

  4. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 300 degrees (150 degrees C). Grease 2 cookie sheets.

  5. Shape teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, roll in confectioners' sugar, and place 2 inches apart on the prepared cookie sheets.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are firm to the touch, 12 to 15 minutes, switching racks halfway through.

  7. Cool on the baking sheets briefly before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

75 Calories
2g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Calories 75
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 48mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 1g
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 26mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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