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Perfect Dark Chocolate Crinkle Cookies | Earthquake Cookies

by Maria

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You will love these perfect dark chocolate crinkle cookies that are crispy on the outside with a delectable gooey dark chocolate inside. This recipe is my tried and true, every time perfect recipe.

Quick, simple and delicious!

You will love these perfect dark chocolate crinkle cookies. They have the BEST gooey, chocolate inside with sweet crispy cookie outside.

If you know me, then you know I love easy celebration ideas that pack a BIG punch. I learned this recipe from my dad so many years ago. He used to bake several batches at Christmas and mail them off in tins to his mid-west relatives. He would label them inside “Earthquake Cookies from California”.

 

You will love these perfect dark chocolate crinkle cookies. They have the BEST gooey, chocolate inside with sweet crispy cookie outside.

My dad loved to make people laugh. I guess it’s only REALLY funny if there isn’t a huge earthquake.

You will love these perfect dark chocolate crinkle cookies. They have the BEST gooey, chocolate inside with sweet crispy cookie outside.

 

In my mind, I was a big help making these batches of cracked treats. After the tins were packed, we would sit down with an ice cold milk and eat the stragglers. I really remember is how gooey, delicious these are. They are so soft and rich in the center with sweet sugar coating.

You will love these perfect dark chocolate crinkle cookies. They have the BEST gooey, chocolate inside with sweet crispy cookie outside.

His family would call one by one to thank him. These were deliciously amusing all the way from California.

 

These cookies and that cold glass of milk have a place in my heart forever.

 

My children LOVE milk. By love, it’s the first thing they cheer at breakfast. “Milk, please!”

It’s also a favorite comfort drink with homework. Oh, homework. That’s a post of its own. Thank goodness, my 4th grader loves to sip and it gives her a boost to tackle her projects.

You will love these perfect dark chocolate crinkle cookies. They have the BEST gooey, chocolate inside with sweet crispy cookie outside.

 

That’s why I was so excited to work on The National Milk Life Campaign. Pop over because their website is really amazing. It is packed with recipes, videos, and nutritional information.

Milk is available is the dairy section of every grocery store.

As a mom, I appreciate that it is a natural source of high- quality protein. My kids don’t eat a lot of meats, so I feel better knowing they are getting these nutrients.

Milk is a simple way to get natural, high-quality protein plus other nutrients kids need to help power through the day’s activities with a taste they love. There are 8 grams of protein per 8-ounce serving. These nutrients are hard to replace!

 

Happy kids, happy mom.

 

You will love these perfect dark chocolate crinkle cookies. They have the BEST gooey, chocolate inside with sweet crispy cookie outside.

 

What you need to make the perfect dark chocolate crinkle cookies:

1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 unsweetened cocoa powder

1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 stick of unsalted butter, room temperature, 8 tablespoons

1 1/4 cups sugar

2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cups of dark chocolate chips

1/2 cup confectioners sugar (powdered sugar)

 

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 2 sheet pans with non-stick spray and a sprinkle of flour.
  • In a small bowl, mix flour, baking powder, unsweetened cocoa amd salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter on medium until creamy. 3 minutes
  • Add two eggs and cream mixture until incorporated
  • Add vanilla to mixture
  • Turn off the mixer and add the dry flour ingredients
  • Beat until blended
  • Add chocolate chips, lightly mix into dough
  • Roll the dough into a ball and then roll in confectioners sugar
  • Place 12 on cookie sheet and bake 10-11 minutes
  • Cool for 15 minutes
  • Makes about 24 cookies

 

If you want to know more about milk, follow along: milklife.com.

What if you could give your kids a nutrient-rich, delicious, farm fresh beverage with natural protein and no sugar added – all for about a quarter per serving? Surprise – it’s something that’s likely already in your fridge – white milk!

We hope you enjoy my favorite Earthquake cookies – the Perfect Dark Chocolate Crinkle Cookie.

 

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4 comments

Amy Desrosiers September 7, 2017 - 12:59 pm

These cookies look amazing! I love crinkle cookies and would love to bake up a batch with some milk! #client

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Michelle James September 11, 2017 - 11:37 am

Oh these cookies look so good!! Thank you for sharing at #merrymonday . We hope you will link up with us again!
https://ourcraftymom.com/merry-monday-link-party-171/

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Tracy @ Our Simple Homestead September 17, 2017 - 12:53 pm

I can’t wait to try these cookies. They look so yummy!!!!

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kelly http://kitchentuts.com/ September 18, 2017 - 11:32 pm

Cookies having many varieties of taste but I love the chocolate flavour but now I want to taste the strawberry flavour, provide some recipe of strawberry cookie.

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