How To Make Chocolate Cookies On A Traeger

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Are you ready for those classic holiday chocolate crinkle cookies with a hint of wood fired fun?  We took a classic cookie and gave it some new flavors to really make you the star of the cookie club.

How To Make Chocolate Cookies On A Traeger

Better double this recipe, just in case.

Print Recipe Here: Traeger Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Yield: 12 Cookies
Prep time: 10 – 15 minutes
Cook time: 10-13 minutes, depending on desired doneness 


Measure   Ingredient                                                      Prep Notes
½ Cup           Cocoa, Unsweetened                                                          
1 Cup           Sugar, Granulated, Cane
¼ Cup           Oil, Vegetable                                                                                          
2 Ea             Eggs, XL                                                               Fresh
1 tbsp           Vanilla Extract (or paste)
1 Cup           Flour, All Purpose                               
1 tsp             Baking Powder
1 tsp             Salt, Kosher
½ Cup           Mini Kisses, Baking Chips
½ Cup           Sugar, Powdered                                                     

Prep Directions:

In a large mixing bowl add the cocoa, cane sugar, vegetable oil and mix to combine using a spatula
Add the eggs in one at a time and mix to combine, once eggs are mixed in, add the vanilla extract and chocolate chips
In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder and salt.  Mix well
Add the dry ingredients into the bowl of wet ingredients, mix until a dough forms
Cover tightly and refrigerate for 4-6 hours
Load Traeger with Reserve Blend Pellets set temperature to 350˚
Place the powdered sugar in a medium bowl
Scoop the cookie dough out using either a #24 scoop or about 2 rounded tbsp, roll into a ball
Place into the powdered sugar and roll around to coat
Place onto the cookie sheet, be sure to space them out
Push down lightly on the cookie to make a thumbprint
Place into the Traeger and bake at 350˚ for 10-12 minutes or until desired doneness
Remove from the Traeger and allow to cool, remove from the cookie sheet and store tightly covered
Be sure cookies are fully cooled before covering

Grills / Grill Gear Used:

Traeger Grill                                                         Various Models
Traeger Reserve Blend Pellets                         Ace SKU – 8015887

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Published:  11/30/2020