Mocha Crinkles

READY IN: 14mins
Recipe by littleturtle

These decadent chocolate-coffee flavored cookies will remind you of rich fudgy brownies. Great Christmas cookies.

Top Review by lrn2trvl

very good! i did these because i didn't think i had any butter, but then I actually didn't have enough oil, so I did about 1/3c oil butter to fill the rest of the 1/2c measure. I also wasn't brave enough to add pepper... I do almost everything mocha-esque so I couldn't really taste the coffee in the cooked cookies, if you want an intense coffee flavor either use more or try the espresso powder
I only chilled the dough for about 10mins... i couldn't wait! and they turned out well! I baked 6 and froze the rest in ball form. It made 40 cookies for me. (I also didn't have powdered sugar (opps!) to roll them in and they still turned out great!)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat together brown sugar and oil; then mix in sour cream, egg, and vanilla.
  2. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, espresso, baking soda, salt, and pepper.
  4. Add flour mixture to brown sugar mixture; mix well.
  5. Refrigerate dough until firm (3-4 hours).
  6. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  7. Pour powdered sugar into shallow bowl; set aside.
  8. Cut dough into 1" pieces; roll into balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar.
  9. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets until tops of cookies are firm to touch (10-12 minutes; do not overbake).
  10. Cool on wire racks.

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