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50 Calorie Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

At only 50 calories, these holiday cookies are a gift

Recipe Courtesy of Andrea Correale, founder and president of Elegant Affairs

These chocolate crinkle cookies are just the right amount of sweet, and at only 50 calories a piece they are a guiltless indulgence. 


For the Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

  • 1 Cup all-purpose unbleached flour
  • 1/4 Cup unsweetened cocoa powder, plus 2 tbsp.
  • 1/4 Cup cane sugar, plus 2 tbsp.
  • 1/4 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Cup vegetable oil
  • 3 Tablespoons milk
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar


For the Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Preheat oven to 300° F

Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking soda and salt and stir very well

In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the oil, milk, maple syrup and vanilla.

Pour wet ingredients into dry, and stir to make dough.

Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop dough and roll into 20 to 24 balls, then roll in a dish of powdered sugar.

Place balls on the prepared baking sheets and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Bake the chilled balls for 13 minutes.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes.