Classic holiday Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with a twist! Made with coconut oil and Abuelita Mexican chocolate, these festive cookies are soft, chewy and covered in powdered sugar.
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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Holiday Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with a twist! Made with Mexican chocolate, these festive cookies are soft, chewy and covered in powdered sugar.
Prep Time1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 90kcal
Author: Isabel Eats


  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 disc (46 grams) Mexican Chocolate, ground into a powder in a blender (I used Abuelita brand)
  • 1/4 cup 100% unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, for coating the cookies


  • In a large bowl, add the butter, white sugar, ground Abuelita Mexican Chocolate disc and unsweetened cocoa powder. Beat on medium speed with a handheld mixer (or whisk together) until fully combined. 
  • Add in the eggs one at a time followed by the vanilla extract, beating each until combined. Then add in the flour, baking powder and salt and mix together with a fork until combined and the mixture has formed a dough.
  • Form the dough into a large ball and cover it completely with a sheet of plastic wrap or place it in a bowl and cover it it with a towel. Refrigerate for 1 hour until completely chilled through.
  • After 1 hour, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a large cookie sheet (or two smaller cookie sheets) with parchment paper. Add the powdered sugar into a small bowl.
  • Remove the dough from the fridge and using a tablespoon measure, grab a heaping tablespoon of the dough and form it into a ball. Roll the ball in the powdered sugar until it is completely covered and place it on the cookie sheet. Do this until about 24 cookies are formed.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, remove from oven and let the cookies cool on the baking sheet until they reach room temperature. Serve and enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 90 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 565mg24%
Potassium 7mg0%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 11g22%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 565mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Iron: 0.2mg