Rating: 5.00
(8)

Perfect Brownie Cookies

By Rachel
May 31, 2021

These perfect brownie cookies are soft, chewy, and perfectly crinkled. A fudgy brownie center and the perfect sprinkle of sea salt. These cookies only need 30 minutes to chill and bake up perfectly in about 10 minutes.

cookies laid out on a cooling rack with parchment paper
brownie cookies on a cooling rack

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stack of cookies on a cooling rack, one with a bite taken

TOOLS I USED FOR THIS RECIPE:

  • USA Pan Half Sheet Pan – my go-to sheet pans, these are truly non-stick and clean up nicely.
  • KitchenAid 6 Qt. Stand Mixer – I always recommend a stand mixer as it saves time and helps to keep baked goods consistent.
  • Rubber Spatula – a must for any home baker! Perfect for scrapping cookie dough out of the mixing bowl.
  • Portion Scoops – my go to for getting even sized cookies that bake perfectly each time!
close shot of cookies on a cooling rack with sea salt sprinkled on top

Grocery List For The Brownie Cookies:

  • Chocolate chips
  • Butter
  • Brown sugar
  • Granulated sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla
  • Flour
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Cocoa powder
  • Sea salt, for garnish
brownie cookies offset with a glass of milk

Instructions:

  • In a small saucepan combine the butter and chocolate chips. Heat over medium heat until melted, stirring frequently. Once melted remove from the heat and set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment combine the eggs, sugars, vanilla, and salt. Beat until combined, 3-4 minutes. With the mixer on low, slowly pour in the melted chocolate mixture. Mix to combine, scrape down the sides.
  • Sift in the flour, baking soda, and cocoa powder, mix on low until fully incorporated. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease or line a cookie sheet. Using a 1 oz. cookie scoop or a measuring spoon, scoop dough out onto the prepared cookie sheet.* Spread about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake at 350 for 9-10 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with flaky salt, the cookies will be very soft and gooey when they come out of the oven, . Allow to set for 5-10 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to finish cooling.

Notes:

*The cookie dough will be very sticky, greasing your hands and/or the cookie scoop can help with any sticking.

cookies layered on a cooling rack with a glass of milk
brownie cookies

Brownie Cookies

5 from 8 votes
Servings 24 Cookeis
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1/2 cup Unsalted butter
  • 12 oz. Semi Sweet or Milk Chocolate chips
  • 3 Eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup All purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Flaky salt, for sprinkling

Instructions
 

  • In a small saucepan combine the butter and chocolate chips. Heat over medium heat until melted, stirring frequently. Once melted remove from the heat and set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment combine the eggs, sugars, vanilla, and salt. Beat until combined, 3-4 minutes. With the mixer on low, slowly pour in the melted chocolate mixture. Mix to combine, scrape down the sides.
  • Sift in the flour, baking soda, and cocoa powder, mix on low until fully incorporated. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease or line a cookie sheet. Using a 1 oz. cookie scoop or a measuring spoon, scoop dough out onto the prepared cookie sheet.* Spread about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake at 350 for 9-10 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with flaky salt, the cookies will be very soft and gooey when they come out of the oven, . Allow to set for 5-10 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack to finish cooling.

Notes

*The cookie dough will be very sticky, greasing your hands and/or the cookie scoop can help with any sticking.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 188kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 2gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 131mgPotassium: 115mgFiber: 2gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 155IUCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
Author: The Hearty Life
Calories: 188kcal
Cost: $
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Brownie Cookies, Chocolate Cookies, Cookies

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brownie cookies lined on a cooling rack with parchment paper and a glass of milk
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