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Caramel Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

A caramel square makes these chocolate crinkle cookies a step above the rest (and they couldn't be easier)! Whip up a batch for the holidays!

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 dozen 1x


  • 1 C cocoa powder
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1/2 C vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 C butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • caramel squares


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine cocoa, sugar, oil & butter and mix using hand mixer.
  2. add eggs (one at a time) and mix
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Combine flour mixture (1/4 at a time) with cocoa mixture. Stir until combined.
  5. Cover and chill for 4 hours in refrigerator.
  6. Roll into 1" balls, then roll in powdered sugar.
  7. Place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Place 1/2 caramel square in each cookie, pressing down into center.
  9. Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes.


For best results, chill dough in the refrigerator for 4 hours before baking.

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: cookies

Keywords: chocolate, crinkle, cookie, holiday, Christmas, caramel, easy, cocoa

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