Prep Time: 4 hours, 20 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours, 32 minutes
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ¾ cup sugar
- ¼ cup canola oil
- 1 large egg
- 2 egg whites
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1/3 cup powdered sugar, sifted
Using an electric mixer, mix cocoa powder, sugar and oil in a large bowl. Add egg and mix again, followed by egg whites. Add vanilla extract and mix until blended.
In a small bowl, whisk flour, baking powder and salt.
Stir flour mixture into cocoa mixture.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper.
Place sifted sugar into a small bowl. Drop dough by the teaspoonful into powdered sugar and roll it once. Then pick up the piece of dough and form a ball. Place sugar-covered dough balls about 1 ½ inches apart on baking sheet.
Bake each sheet separately for 10-12 minutes, or together, transferring half way through.
Makes about 36 chocolate crinkles.
Per Cookie: Calories 54, Calories from fat 16, total Fat 1.8g (sat 0.2g), Cholesterol 6mg, Sodium 31mg, Carbohydrate 8.5g, Fiber 0.5g, Protein 1g