Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 mins

This fudgy cookie, names for its cracked, lava-like appearance, is a chocolate lover's dream. I made these this past weekend, for my Craft Nite get-together. There wasn't any left over for my late night snacking. I hope you enjoy these cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt, breaking up any lumps of brown sugar.
  3. Stir in margarine until mixture is well combined and crumbly. (This part can be done in a food processor.)
  4. Add egg whites and vanilla extract.
  5. Stir by hand just until dough comes together.
  6. Place a few heaping spoonfuls of confectioners' sugar into shallow dish.
  7. Roll dough into 1½" balls, and then roll balls in sugar to coat.
  8. Place 2" apart on baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  9. Bake 12 to 14 minutes, until just set around edges but still soft in the middle.
  10. Transfer to rack to cool.


Most Helpful

Great quick cookies that are perfect for a chocolate craving when chocolate chips arent around. They are easy to overbake tho so I only cooked them at 12 minutes exactly then let them sit on the pan for a bit before taking them off.

SexyBaker614 February 24, 2008

Tasted like delicious brownie bites! Getting the mixture to come together (I didn't use a food processor) took a little time, but well worth it. I'll certainly be making this one again.

dpotter October 15, 2007

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