Chocolate Wagon Wheel Cookies

Total Time
8hrs 10mins
Prep 8 hrs
Cook 10 mins

This was a favorite cookie when I was growing up. Great if you have a chocolate craving. I have included the refrigeration time in the prep time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine oil, chocolate, and sugar.
  2. Add eggs to this mixture, one at a time, and beat well.
  3. Stir in vanilla.
  4. Sift flour and baking powder and fold into egg combination.
  5. Chill dough several hours or overnight in refridgerator.
  6. Roll into balls size of walnuts, then roll in powdered sugar.
  7. Bake on greased cookie sheet 7-10 minutes at 350° oven.
  8. If you like your cookies soft and chewy, bake only 7 minutes.


Most Helpful

My Mom's recipe calls these chocolate crackles because of the way the cookie and powdered sugar look after baking. SG is right, they are sooo good for a chocolate fix. We make these every year at Christmas time - it's a must.

Mysterygirl April 24, 2003

That sound very good. And i Luv chocolate and so does my family. so it seems good.

Surfer1095 June 28, 2009

As I rolled these chocolate balls and coated them in white powdered sugar I wondered why they were called wagon wheels. After they cooked I understood!! How cute they are. Very tasty too. They make another great after school snack for my son (and me!) I also loved being able to mix the batter one day, and cook it the next - right before he came in.

Trisha W October 04, 2004

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