Chocolate Kiss Crinkle Cookies
Author: Leslie Green - The Hungry Housewife
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 13 mins
Total time: 28 mins
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • ¾ cup Vegetable Oil
  • 4 teaspoons Instant Coffee Granules
  • ¾ cup Cocoa Powder
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2-1/3 cups Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ⅓ cup Powdered Sugar for rolling the cookies prior to baking
  • 48 Chocolate Mint Truffle Kisses, or plain Kisses, unwrapped
  1. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, mix sugar, oil and coffee granules; add cocoa, beating until blended. Mix in eggs and vanilla. In a separate medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to cocoa mixture, beating well. (Cookie batter will be very thick)
  2. Cover and refrigerate until dough for at least 6 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in powdered sugar to coat. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 11 to 13 minutes. Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Place a chocolate kiss onto each cookie by pushing it gently into the cookie.
  5. Place assembled cookies into refrigerator for 10 minutes so chocolate kiss does not melt. Remove, Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
  6. Makes about 48 cookies.
Adapted from Hershey Cocoa Crinkle Cookies
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