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Cinnamon Chip Chocolate Crackle Cookies

by on October 10, 2007 · 4 comments

My trip report is coming along slowly due to a bunch of other things on today’s agenda, but I should have something by tomorrow. It was a great trip and we did try a few very good restaurants. I finally made it to Chelsea Market too, but I’ll talk about that later. For now, here’s today’s cookie. I felt like making something this morning, but we had very little food in the house and I needed a recipe which called for the basics. Chocolate Crackle Cookies to the rescue! This is one recipe you can always fall back on. It also happens to be one of C&H sugar’s most requested.

I did add one twist. Since I had a bag of Hershey’s cinnamon chips, I used cinnamon chips instead of walnuts. Given how delicious the combination of cinnamon chips and chocolate was, I’d do it again. Here’s C&H’s recipe, but with a twist for those who like cinnamon.

Cinnamon Chip Cookies


Cinnamon Chip Chocolate Crackle Cookies
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A very good recipe for chocolate crackle cookies, only this one calls for Hershey's Cinnamon Chips. For a more traditional cookie, use regular semisweet or dark chocolate chips.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 36
  • 2 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup cinnamon chips (or just use chocolate chips)
  • powdered sugar for rolling
  1. With electric mixer beat chocolate, oil and sugar until blended. Beat in eggs, one at a time until incorporated. Add vanilla.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into sugar mixture. Stir in cinnamon chips. Chill for about 1 hour or until firm enough to roll into balls.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  4. Shape dough into rounded teaspoonful size balls (about an inch in diameter) then roll in powdered sugar.
  5. Place on non-stick cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on rack.
  6. Makes 3 dozen

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Published on October 10, 2007

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Amelia October 10, 2007 at 2:52 pm

By the way, these freeze great.

Nina November 23, 2007 at 10:18 pm

Where did you find the cinnamon chips? I used to find them at Wegmans, but they have now disappeared off the shelves and I can’t find them in any other grocery store in the DC area!

Anna November 24, 2007 at 8:14 am

Hi Nina,

I found them at H.E.B. which is a local grocery store. If you can’t find them, you might have to order them off Amazon.

Cindy December 7, 2007 at 5:37 pm

I order cinnamon chips in bags through King Arthur Flour’s website. If you love to bake (which I’m assuming you all do), they have other great stuff to buy along with the chips! Lots of all natural and whole grain products.

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