Chocolate Crinkles I


These chocolate cookies are rolled in powdered sugar and "crack" when you bake them.

4 dozen


  • ¼ cup butter

  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 3 eggs

  • cup confectioners' sugar for decoration


  1. Melt butter and chocolate either in a microwave or over low heat on the stove. Allow to cool slightly.

  2. Stir in remaining ingredients, except powdered sugar. Mix well.

  3. Cover dough and chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

  5. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in powdered sugar to coat heavily. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are set. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

174 Calories
7g Fat
28g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 113mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 3g
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 70mg 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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