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Chocolate Mint Crinkles

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Chocolate Mint Crinkles                                               MAKES ABOUT 3 DOZEN

(Saveur Magazine)


2 ⅔ cups flour

⅓ cup plus 2 tbsp. Dutch-process cocoa powder

1 tbsp. baking powder

1 ½ tsp. kosher salt

6 oz. bittersweet chocolate, melted

2 ⅓ cups sugar

1 ⅓ cups vegetable oil

1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

1 Tbsp. mint extract

6 eggs

Zest of ½ orange

Confectioners’ sugar, for rolling


1. Heat oven to 350°. Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; set aside. Whisk together chocolate, sugar, oil, both extracts, eggs, and zest in another bowl; pour over dry ingredients, and stir until just combined.

2. Using a 2-oz. ice cream scoop, portion balls of dough and roll completely in confectioners’ sugar to coat; place on parchment paper-lined baking sheets, spaced 3″ apart; bake until top is cracked and middle is barely set, about 10–12 minutes.

7-cookie-advent-chocolate-mint-krinkles-750 saveur mag


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