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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies



½ cup plugra butter

4 ounces 70-80% high-quality dark chocolate

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

2 vanilla beans, scraped

1½ cup powdered sugar for rolling and to sift over finished cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Sift flour with baking powder and salt and set aside.
  3. In a double boiler, melt butter with chocolate.
  4. Stir sugar into chocolate mixture and mix until uniform and sugar is fully dissolved. Allow to cool slightly.
  5. Stir in eggs one at a time. Add scraped innards from vanilla beans.
  6. Add dry ingredients in thirds, mixing after each addition. Mix until incorporated. Place in refrigerator to chill for at least 30 minutes.
  7. Roll balls of dough in powdered sugar and place on a parchment-lined cookie sheet, slightly flattening out each cookie. Bake 10-12 minutes.
  8. Sift powdered sugar over cookies before serving.
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