Monday, December 6, 2010

Dark Chocolate Mint Crinkles, Christmas Cookie #1!

  • 1 cups whole wheat flour, 1 cup unbleached white wheat flour
  • 1 cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder
  • 1cup organic cane sugar
  • 1/3 cup raw honey
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 4 free range eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • 1/2 cup organic powdered sugar
  1. In a medium bowl, mix together cocoa, sugar, honey and oil. Beat in eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla and mint. Combine the flours, baking powder, and salt; stir into the cocoa mixture. Cover dough, and chill for at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray cookie sheets with grapeseed oil spray. Roll dough into one inch balls. Coat each ball in powdered sugar before placing onto prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes.


  1. gonna try these for sure! these used to be my favorite cookie when i was a kid!!! I am going to try to use GF flour, see how it works, I will let you know :) Thanks for all your tips and recipe's Dana!

  2. Yeah for gluten free! Let me know- I can put your recipe up for everyone if you'd like! I got the idea from Panera, they had them in the mint version. Yum!