Delicious chocolate crinkle biscuits recipe

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Want a biscuit that looks super fancy and tastes sensational with its chocolate fudge brownie-like middle? This recipe for chocolate crinkle biscuits is the one.

I reserve my sweet tooth for good biscuits. Cake I can leave, but a really good biscuit – that I’ll snap up in no time. While these biscuits look tricky, I assure you they’re not. You do need to let the mixture sit for a while (preferably overnight) before baking – but it’s absolutely hand-on-my-heart worth it.

This recipe makes a few dozen biscuits but I recommend doubling the batch, for these won’t last long before being gobbled up.

Chocolate crinkle biscuits recipe


½ cup cocoa powder
1 cup white sugar
¼ vegetable oil
2 eggs
1½ tsp vanilla essence
1 cup plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
¼ cup icing sugar


chocolate crinkle biscuit recipe step 1

  • In a medium size bowl, mix together white sugar, vegetable oil and cocoa powder.

chocolate crinkle biscuit recipe step 2

  • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well between additions. Add the vanilla.

Chocolate crinkle biscuits recipe

  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Add to the wet mixture and stir until just combined into a dough mix. Cover and leave in the fridge for four hours or overnight.

chocolate crinkle biscuit recipe step 4

  • Once rested and cooled, preheat the oven to 170°C. Roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls.

chocolate crinkle biscuit recipe step 5

  • Roll the balls in the icing sugar and place on a lined oven tray. Leave them as balls, don’t press them flat!

chocolate crinkle biscuit recipe step 6

  • Bake for 10 minutes, leave on the tray to cool for five minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

Chocolate crinkle biscuits recipe

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