Dark Mocha Crinkles


  • 1 C. Butter unsalted and softened
  • ¼ C. Granulated sugar
  • ¾ C. Brown sugar
  • ¼ C. Powdered instant coffee
  • 2 C. All purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 2 Large eggs
  • ⅔ C. Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • ⅓ C. Granulated sugar for rolling the cookies in
  • Dark chocolate candy wafers


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Add the butter, ¼ cup of granulated sugar, brown sugar, and instant coffee to a mixing bowl. Beat on high until smooth.
  3. Place the flour, vanilla, eggs, baking soda, and cocoa powder in the mixing bowl, and beat until a well-combined dough has formed.
  4. Roll the dough into 3 dozen evenly sized balls, and roll each of the dough balls into the ⅓ cup of granulated sugar to coat well.
  5. Place the coated dough balls onto a parchment or silicone mat lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  6. Let cool for a minute or so, and then top each baked cookie with a dark chocolate candy wafer.

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