Now that it’s December 1st, it’s officially okay to crank up the Christmas music and turn on those classic Christmas movies (or Hallmark Christmas movies, we won’t judge). It’s also time to start thinking about what Christmas cookies you’ll be making this year. Christmas cookies are a BIG deal in our family. We make 12 to 15 varieties each year resulting in dozens of cookies to use on our family’s cookie trays which are anxiously awaited by friends, family, and co-workers.
One cookie that has made the cut year after year is the chocolate crinkle cookie. They are our brother’s favorite and the absolute easiest cookie to make on our list. We’ve tried quite a few variations of crinkle cookie recipes, but lately we’ve been using a recipe from BettyCrocker.com as a starting point.
For best results, make sure you chill the dough before rolling it in the powdered sugar to prevent the sugar from soaking into the dough before it even makes it to the oven. One recipe makes about 3 dozen cookies so we usually do at least a double batch and keep ingredients on hand for a 3rd batch just in case the cookie monster breaks into them!
Keep an eye out throughout December for #12CookiesofChristmas posts to find out what other cookies are making their way onto this year’s cookie tray!