Chocolate Crinkles Crack Cookies (Easy, Gluten Free)
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These chocolate crinkle cookies are so addictive, no wonder they call them "CRACK"! So chewy and chocolaty on the inside, they just melt in your mouth! Another bonus is that they are gluten-free! Super easy to make, they turn out perfect every time and always look exactly like this picture!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 servings
  • 1½ cups semisweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2½ cups powdered sugar, divided
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp cornstrach
  • ¼ tsp salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Put 1 cup of chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on High for 1 minute. Stir, then microwave for another minute, or until the chocolate chips are fully melted.
  3. Put egg whites in a large bowl and whisk with electic mixer on medium speed for 3 minutes. Gradually add 1 cup of powdered sugar while continuing to mix, then mix for another 3 minutes.
  4. Add 1 more cup of powdered sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch and salt to the egg mixture and mix on low speed until incorporated. Add melted chocolate and the remaining ½ cup of chocolate chips and stir it in with a spoon until uncorporated.
  5. Put the remaining ½ cup of powdered sugar on a plate. Take 1 heaping tablespoon of the dough and roll into a ball. Roll the dough ball in powdered sugar so it's fully coated with powdered sugar. Put the rolled ball on a parchment-paper-covered baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough, spacing the balls on a baking sheet 2 inches apart.
  6. Put the baking sheets in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Take the chocolate crinkle cookies out of the oven and let them cool on a baking sheet.
Recipe by Melanie Cooks at