Cherry Chocolate Crinkles

Clare Chambers

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@CerebralChasm

Crunchy on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside.

I had a few attempts at this recipe before I got the right balance of ingredients - well worth the effort.


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Serves:

40 - 60 dependent on size of cookies

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

90 g
butter
100 g
dark chocolate
200 g
caster sugar (superfine)
2
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
200 g
plain flour (all purpose)
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
100 g
glace cherries
4 Tbsp
incing sugar (confectioners)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put the butter and chocolate into a bowl and place either in the microwave or over a Bain marie. Heat until just melted and combined – do not over heat.
2
Beat together the caster sugar, eggs and vanilla.
3
Pour butter mix into the sugar mix and combine well.
4
Sift together the flour and baking powder and add, a bit at a time, to butter mix.
5
Combine well, stir in the cherries and then cover bowl with clingflm and chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours or overnight.
6
When you are ready to cook the crinkles, preheat the oven to 180C. Prepare a baking tray: grease or line with greaseproof paper or silicone mat. Roll the chilled dough into 1 inch sized balls. Roll each ball into the icing sugar and place on baking tray about 2 inches apart – do not flatten them.
7
Bake for 9 – 12 minutes until the tops are cracked. Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American