Chocolate-Mint Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate-Mint Crinkle Cookies

1 Review
From: Diabetic Living Magazine

No need to avoid the dessert table when you bring these lightened-up cookies to the party. These chocolate goodies are rolled in powdered sugar before baking and the end result is as tasty as it is beautiful.

Ingredients 40 servings

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  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar (see Tip)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon mint (not peppermint) extract
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole-wheat flour
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ⅔ cup powdered sugar

Preparation

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  1. In a small saucepan cook and stir chocolate and butter over low until melted; cool slightly.
  2. In a large bowl stir together the sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir in chocolate mixture. Stir in eggs, yogurt, vanilla and mint extract. In a small bowl stir together both flours and cocoa powder; stir into chocolate mixture until combined. Cover and chill dough until firm enough to handle (about 30 minutes).
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1½-inch balls. Roll balls in powdered sugar; place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 minutes or just until edges are firm. Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes. Remove; cool on a wire rack.
  • Tip: We do not recommend a sugar substitute for this recipe.
  • Variation: For smaller cookies, prepare as above, except shape dough into 1-inch balls. Bake 7 minutes or just until edges are firm. Makes about 80 cookies (2 per serving).

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cookie
  • Per serving: 101 calories; 4 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 16 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 17 mcg folate; 19 mg cholesterol; 10 g sugars; 83 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 23 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 67 mg sodium; 51 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: ½ fat, ½ other carbohydrate, ½ starch

Reviews 1

December 30, 2018
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By: Eileen2311
The recipe was a simple recipe to put together. The cookie didn't flatten out much during the baking process. There was not much flavor and the cookie was kind of dry. I could not taste much mint so maybe up the mint extract a bit. Not sure what to do about the dryness of the cookie. It was just OK. I like the cookie but would probably look around for another recipe.
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