Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Wow your friends and family with this tasty Healthier Chocolate Crinkle Cookies recipe. Each cookie is filled with delicious flavor thanks to ingredients like cocoa powder, coconut sugar, powdered sugar and more! These cookies are the gluten free, dairy free version of your favorite sweet holiday cookie.

Your new favorite crinkle cookie recipe

For an easy, classic cookie recipe with a slight twist, healthier chocolate crinkle cookies are the actual jackpot this season. These treats are loaded with everything good in this world: gluten free flour, coconut sugar, organic eggs, and a few more ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.

They’re fluffy but slightly crispy, and they’re coated with powdered sugar for the perfect snowy feel. I love to eat them throughout my day as a sweet pick me up and, paired with a hot cup of coffee or tea, these cookies are AMAZING… probably my all time best cookie recipe (just don’t tell my other cookies that.)

Let’s get to making these cookies that are sure to please anyone in your family! If you get the chance to make these, be sure to leave a rating or a comment on this post 🙂 It really supports the blog as a whole.

What to expect in these crinkle cookies

Gluten Free
Gluten Free

This recipe is made with all gluten free ingredients so it’s celiac safe. We used almond flour in place of all purpose.

Dairy Free
Dairy Free

No dairy was used in the making of this recipe. Note: this recipe is not vegan and we have not tested a vegan version just yet.

Ingredients needed for these insane cookies

  • Almond Flour
  • Avocado Oil
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Coconut Sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla
  • Sea Salt
  • Baking Powder
  • Powdered Sugar

Kitchen tools needed to make cookies

You only need a few kitchen items to start making these cookies! I love how simple this recipe is in both ingredients and kitchen tools. Little fuss and little mess is all I can ask for when I step foot in the kitchen.

  • Big mixing bowl
  • Mixing tool
  • measuring cups: 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1/4 cup, and 1 cup
  • Baking tray
  • Parchment paper

How to make chocolate crinkle cookies

In your large mixing bowl, combine your wet ingredients: avocado oil, eggs, and vanilla. Whisk well.

Next, add in your dry ingredients to create your cookie dough. These ingredients include: cocoa powder, coconut sugar, sea salt, baking powder, and almond flour. Mix all ingredients super well to create a thick, chocolatey dough.

CHILL YOUR BATTER. This step is super important. It will be super hard to roll your dough into balls if the batter isn’t chilled. Chill for about an hour!

Preheat your oven to 350F and line your baking tray with parchment paper.

On a small plate or extra parchment paper, pour about 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Begin to roll your dough into evenly sized balls (about 1 1/2 tbsp per ball) and then coat each in a thick layer of powdered sugar. See image below for example.

Place on a baking tray, leaving a little space between each ball. You should be able to make about 28 small cookies. Press each one down just a little, not too much!

Bake for about 15 minutes or until big crinkles start forming. Cool and enjoy along with a hot cup of your favorite beverage.

Other cookie recipes to try

If you loved this cookie recipe as much as we do, try out our other ones! We have endless cookie recipes that are gluten free, dairy free, and vegan too and they come in a variety of flavors. If you bake any of our other recipes, be sure to comment or leave a rating on the post as it really supports our blog!

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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Wow your friends and family with this tasty Healthier Chocolate Crinkle Cookies recipe. Each cookie is filled with delicious flavor thanks to ingredients like cocoa powder, coconut sugar, powdered sugar and more! These cookies are the gluten free, dairy free version of your favorite sweet holiday cookie.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Chill Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Servings 28 cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1 3/4 cups Almond Flour
  • 3/4 cup Avocado Oil
  • 1 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 cup Coconut Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar

Instructions
 

  • In your large mixing bowl, combine your wet ingredients: avocado oil, eggs, and vanilla. Whisk well.
  • Next, add in your dry ingredients to create your cookie dough. These ingredients include: cocoa powder, coconut sugar, sea salt, baking powder, and almond flour. Mix all ingredients super well to create a thick, chocolatey dough.
  • CHILL YOUR BATTER. This step is super important. It will be super hard to roll your dough into balls if the batter isn't chilled. Chill for about an hour!
  • Preheat your oven to 350F and line your baking tray with parchment paper.
  • On a small plate or extra parchment paper, pour about 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Begin to roll your dough into evenly sized balls (about 1 1/2 tbsp per ball) and then coat each in a thick layer of powdered sugar.
  • Place on a baking tray, leaving a little space between each ball. You should be able to make about 28 small cookies. Press each one down just a little, not too much!
  • Bake for about 15 minutes or until big crinkles start forming. Cool and enjoy along with a hot cup of your favorite beverage.
Keyword crinkle cookies, holiday baking, snow