Recipe By lisaperrya
Published Jun 19th
Dark Mocha Crinkles
Prep 15m Cook 10m Additional - Ready In 25m
Servings 2 dozen Calories 163.5

Chewy dark chocolate mocha goodness.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup instant coffee powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 24 dark chocolate wafers

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. 2 Combine butter, brown sugar, 1/3 cup sugar, and coffee powder in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Blend in eggs and vanilla extract. Mix in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt together until dough is uniform.
  3. 3 Pour 1/2 cup sugar onto a shallow plate. Shape dough into 2-inch balls and roll in the sugar until coated. Arrange on the prepared baking sheets.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until edges are set, about 10 minutes. Immediately press a dark chocolate wafer into each cookie. Let cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 163.5
  • Carbohydrate 21 g
  • Cholesterol 35.8 mg
  • Fat 8.6 g
  • Fiber 1.2 g
  • Protein 2.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 5.2 g
  • Sodium 163.4 mg
  • Sugar 11.5 g


  1. This recipe was made as is and was just great. The dough was easily rolled into balls and was not at all sticky or hard to handle. This is a "kid friendly" recipe for sure. They'd love to roll the dough into balls, into white sugar, then use their thumbs to squish the balls down, - Read more ...
  2. Oh boy were these cookies a hit! I generally do not alter recipes-however I did add a little cinnamon to my cookie dough. Amazing!
  3. My friends really enjoy these. They are so easy to make and easy to roll. The coffee really adds to the chocolate taste. You can add chips or nuts. Fun to experiment! Make them soon. I used decafe coffee granules in case I am tempted to eat later at night. The cocoa alone has lots - Read more ...
  4. These cookies are very good. If you feel that the batter is too sticky you can put it in the fridge for a few minutes and you should have no trouble making the balls. Next time I make this I might add walnuts. Bake them no more than 10 minutes long and you will have - Read more ...
  5. Yes I changed the regular flour for Gluten free flour It was wonderful I will make it again