Dark Mocha Crinkles


Chewy dark chocolate mocha goodness.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
2 dozen


  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature

  • ¾ cup brown sugar

  • cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup instant coffee powder

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ cup cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 24 dark chocolate wafers


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Combine butter, brown sugar, 1/3 cup sugar, and coffee powder in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Blend in eggs and vanilla extract. Mix in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt together until dough is uniform.

  3. Pour 1/2 cup sugar onto a shallow plate. Shape dough into 2-inch balls and roll in the sugar until coated. Arrange on the prepared baking sheets.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are set, about 10 minutes. Immediately press a dark chocolate wafer into each cookie. Let cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

164 Calories
9g Fat
21g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 164
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 163mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 81mg 2%

* 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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