In engleza cuvantul crinkle inseamna (printre altele)a produce un sunet ca atunci cand se crapa ceva. Asta se intampla cand musti din biscuitii astia Crinkles: sunt moi la interior, dar crocanti la exterior . Si arata si foarte dragut  contrastul cacao – zahar pudra. Un deliciu.



  • 150 g unt moale, taiat cuburi
  • 150 g zahar tos
  • 2 oua
  • 200 g faina
  • 1 lingura cacao neagra
  • 3/4 lingurita praf de copt
  • 135 g (o tableta si jumatate) ciocolata Kandia amaruie, taiata marunt
  • 1 fiola esenta de rom
  • 100 g zahar pudra

Mod de pregatire

  • Amesteca untul si zaharul pentru cateva minute.
  • Adauga ouale unul cate unul si amesteca bine dupa fiecare.
  • Adauga esenta si amesteca.
  • Amesteca bine faina cu cacao si praf de copt. Adauga in compozitie si amesteca sa se incorporeze bine.
  • Cu o lingura amesteca si ciocolata in compozitie.
  • Pune la frigider 1-2 ore
  • In timpul asta pune hartie de copt pe 2 tavi mari.
  • Incalzeste cuptorul la 190 C
  • Din compozitie fa bilute si da-le prin zahar pudra. Pune-le in tava, cu 2-3 cm intre ele
  • Coace 10- 12 minute.
  • Scoate biscuitii pe un gratar si lasa-i la racit.
English version
The word crinkle means (among others) to make a soft crackling sound. This happens when you bite these biscuits: they are soft on the inside but crispy on the outside. And the contrast cocoa powder sugar looks very nice. A delight.


* 150 g soft butter, diced
* 150 g granulated sugar
* 2 eggs
* 200 g flour
* 1 tablespoon dark cocoa
* 3 / 4 teaspoon baking powder
* 135 g bittersweet chocolate, chopped
* 1 tablespoon rum essence
* 100 g caster sugar

How To:

* Mix the butter and sugar for a few minutes.
* Add eggs one by one and mix well after each.
* Add essence and mix.
* Mix well the flour with cocoa and baking powder. Add to composition and mix well to incorporate.
* With a spoon stir in the chocolate.
* Put in refrigerator 1-2 hours
* During this place parchment paper on two large trays.
* Preheat oven to 190 C
*  Make small balls and roll them in caster sugar. Put them in the tray, 2-3 cm apart
* Bake 10-12 minutes.
* Remove cookies to a rack and let cool.

    7 Jan 2011

    @ Norah: you are right. I think these are the top – models of the biscuits :))))

    @ gigabiting: The alcohol from rum evaporates during cooking. Only the taste remains (unfortunately)

    @ Suchitra: Thanks.

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