Holiday cookie contest winners

Chocolate Crinkles-
A subtle, sophisticated holiday favorite, these Chocolate Crinkles go best with a tall glass of milk. Member NKwilson78 says, “These cookies were great! And they look ... more 
Chocolate Crinkles-
A subtle, sophisticated holiday favorite, these Chocolate Crinkles go best with a tall glass of milk. Member NKwilson78 says, “These cookies were great! And they look beautiful.” Try for yourself:

Ingredients:
4 eggs
1-3/4 cups granulated sugar
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled slightly
1/2 cup cooking oil
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup demerara sugar or turbinado sugar.

Directions:

1. In a large bowl, combine eggs, granulated sugar, melted chocolate, oil, baking powder, and vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until combined, scraping side of bowl occasionally. Gradually beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour. Divide dough in half. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours or until dough is easy to handle.

2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a large cookie sheet; set aside. Place demerara sugar in a small bowl. Shape one portion of dough into 1/2-inch balls. Shape the remaining portion of dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in demerara sugar to coat generously. Place balls 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheet.

3. Bake small cookies in the preheated oven about 8 minutes or until edges are set and tops are dry. Bake large cookies a less 
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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 4:30 PM EDT
There's nothing wrong with a little competition -- especially when it comes to cookies! To ring in the season, we've rounded up the most popular holiday cookies submitted by MixingBowl.com and BHG.com members. View the slide show to see the winning recipes, as well as some tasty testimonials from users. Do you have a fave holiday sweet treat? Dish with us!