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Black Forest Crinkle Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sarah Anderson
Added: Friday, August 20, 2010

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. all-purpose flour
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. table salt
1/2 stick unsalted butter (4T.)
1/3 c. cocoa powder (not Dutch process)
1 egg
1 tsp. instant coffee granules mixed with 2 T. hot water
1/2. tsp. vanilla extract
1/3 c. semisweet chocolate chips
1/3 c. dried tart cherries
3/4 c. powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees; line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Melt butter in a second small bowl in a microwave or a small saucepan over low heat. Add cocoa to melted butter, whicking until smooth. Stir in the egg, coffee mixture, and vanilla, fully blending in each one before adding the next. Stir chocolate mixture into flour mixtur just until combined. Fold chocolate chips and cherries into the dough until evenly distributed. Shape into generous 2" balls using a #40 cookie scoop or a heaping tablespoon measure. Roll balls in powdered sugar two times, then arrange on prepared baking sheets, spacing 2" apart. Bake for 12-14 minutes, or until cookies are cracked, yet still soft; do not overbake. Let cookies cool on the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
make 2 dozen 3" cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
total time: about 1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
cookies can be frozen for up to a month and recipe can be easily doubled.

 

 

 

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