"This is a really easy recipe because you just use a cake mix as the base." — ScarlettThornley
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1 (18.25 ounce) package
devil's food cake mix
butter flavored shortening
I don't care for the taste of shortening so I too used 1/2 cup margarine instead of the shortening. Before working the dough into balls, I put the dough in the fridge for atleast an hour. It made the dough easier to work with. I also waiting until the cookies came out of the oven then dusted them with the powdered sugar. I received many requests for this recipe and will use it often.
Had trouble with the first batch. Texture & taste were poor. Then I chilled the dough for about an hour & baked them 2 minutes longer than suggested. Great results! Texture was better, these taste alot like a brownie.
I totally changed this recipe and made some awesome snickerdoodles! I used a white cake mix and rolled the dough balls in a sugar/cinnamon mixture. They turned out great:)
Tastes much better(more chocolatey) than recipes where you melt chocolate squares. Very soft and chewy. EXCELLENT! I'm emailing it to all my friends
This cookies were excellent. I took them to a party and everyone raved about them. My only advice is to put them in the refrigerator for a few minutes prior to baking so they are easier to handle when you roll them.
i just love the cookies.i used 1/2 cup butter instead of shortening. they still turned out great. the best part abt this recipe is: it's sooo ez and they look great!!!!!
These are quick, easy, and make a great show on the table. I will make them often.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Easy Chocolate Crackled Cookies
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 71
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