Chef Shai's Signature Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chef Shai's Signature Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Yield: 2 dozen


  • ½ cup avocado oil 

  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 

  • 4 large eggs, refrigerated 

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour 

  • 1 ½ cups cocoa powder 

  • 2 tsp baking powder 

  • 2 tsp salt 

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract 

  • 1 cup icing sugar for rolling 

  • 1 cup granulated sugar for rolling 



  1. With a hand mixer, using the paddle attachment beat oil and sugar in a medium bowl on medium speed for 2 minutes. 

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. 

  3. Add one egg at a time to the oil and sugar mixture on low speed. 

  4. Add vanilla on low until combined. 

  5. Fold in the flour mix in 3 batches and mix until combined. 

  6. Divide dough into 2 equal portions. Wrap dough and place in the freezer to chill. 

  7. Prepare your bowls of sugar and sheet pans lined with parchment paper. 

  8. Remove 1 portion of dough and form 12 equal balls. Roll in granulated sugar, AND THEN icing sugar. Place on a sheet pan lined with parchment at least 1 inch apart. 

  9. Bake for 9 minutes @ 350℉. 

  10. While the first tray of cookies is baking, prepare the second portion for baking. 

  11. Remove the first tray from the oven and bake the second tray. 

  12. Let cookies cool completely before eating. 

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