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Spiked Spiced Chocolate Crinkles

Course Cookie
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Melissa Russo / thefarmgirlgabs.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 5 tablespoons bourbon
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Several Dashes of cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

Instructions

  1. Mix together cocoa, sugar, and vegetable oil in medium bowl.
  2. Beat in eggs one at a time and incorporate well after each.
  3. Add bourbon and vanilla and mix to incorporate.
  4. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and cayenne pepper.
  5. Gradually add to the chocolate mixture.
  6. Cover dough and chill for at least four hours.
  7. When dough is chilled, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Line cookie sheets with parchment.
  9. Roll dough into one inch balls. I use a small cookie scoop.
  10. Roll each ball with confectioners sugar before placing on cookie sheet.
  11. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.
  12. Remove from oven and cool for a minute and then transfer to a wire rack to cool.