Christmas Crackle Cookies

If you’re looking for a new cookie to add to the collection this year, these festive Chocolate Crackles are surely an excellent choice.

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We all know that Christmas is the season to be jolly…and insanely busy. Since these cookies require a 3-4 hour chilling time, it’s best to make the dough the night before.

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See, there’s always a way to fit baking into your schedule!  The gym on the other hand….;)

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 Christmas Crackle Cookies (recipe adapted from Pursuit of Functional Home)
1 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1 cup White sugar
1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
4 medium Eggs
1 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
2 cups All-purpose Flour
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1-2 cup Confectioner’s Sugar

Directions:

1. In a medium bowl mix together the cocoa powder, sugar and vegetable oil. Beat in the eggs one at a time.  Now stir in the vanilla.

2.  In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt.  

3. Combine the flour mixture with the cocoa mixture.

4.  Cover the dough and chill in the fridge for minimum 4 hours. Overnight is preferable.  You can also place it in the freezer for 30 minutes.

5.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.

6. Make 1 inch balls out of the dough and roll in confectioners sugar.

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7.  Place on the cookie sheet and bake in a preheat oven. Bake 8-10 minutes.

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Happy Friday the 13th.

-R

P.S  Christmas is just 11 days, 12 hours,  52 minutes and 20 seconds away!

 

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