How to Make Delicious American Crinkle Cookies at Home?

Q: Can I use regular sugar instead of fine sugar for the cookies?
A: Yes, regular sugar can be used, but fine sugar dissolves more easily and gives a smoother texture.

Q: Is it necessary to freeze the dough before baking?
A: Freezing the dough helps in getting the characteristic crinkle texture and also makes it easier to handle.

Q: Can I make these cookies without cocoa powder?
A: Yes, but they will not have the chocolate flavor and the classic dark appearance.

American Crinkle Cookies Recipe


  • Eggs: 85g
  • Fine Sugar: 100g
  • Sea Salt: 1g
  • High-Gluten Flour: 60g
  • Low-Gluten Flour: 60g
  • Cocoa Powder: 25g
  • Baking Powder: 3g
  • Butter: 50g
  • Extra Low-Gluten Flour for Coating
  1. Whisk eggs with fine sugar and salt until light in color and frothy.
  2. Sift together high-gluten flour, low-gluten flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder. Mix into the egg mixture until uniform.
  3. Melt butter in a double boiler and gradually add to the batter, mixing until thick and smooth.
  4. Spread the batter on cling film, wrap and flatten slightly. Freeze for 30 minutes to set.
  5. Divide the dough into 15g pieces, roll into balls, and coat in extra low-gluten flour.
  6. Place the floured dough balls on a baking tray lined with parchment, spaced apart.
  7. Preheat the oven to 200°C, then bake at 180°C for about 16 minutes.
  8. Remove the cookies from the oven and cool on a wire rack.
  • Caloric content varies depending on the size and ingredients but is generally high due to sugar and butter.
  • Contains gluten and dairy, not suitable for those with allergies or intolerances.
  • Provides a moderate amount of protein from the eggs.
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