Crinkle cookies look pretty but can they taste better?

This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in November 2018 shows crinkle cookies in Brookline, Mass. (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)

Rolled in powdered sugar before baking, chocolate crinkle cookies (often called earthquakes) feature chocolaty fissures that break through the bright white surface during baking. While striking in appearance, these cookies often fall short on taste.