Brownie cookies

Everyone loves a mashup, so prepare yourself for this showstopping Brownie Cookies recipe! Yes, you get the gooey chocolatey goodness of a brownie combined with the soft, baked joy of a cookie. Like any special treat, this one requires a little extra work — your dough will need to spend a few hours chilling in the fridge.
Making these brownie cookies requires careful attention, as the perfect combination of ingredients is key to creating the desired flavor and consistency. The butter, eggs, chocolate chips, and cocoa powder work together to create a rich mixture that when baked creates a soft and chewy spot to your taste buds.

Brownie cookies

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Who can resist dreamy brownie cookies that you can have all to yourself? These rich, gooey treats are sure to bring all the flavors of classic brownies minus the mess. Not only are they delicious, but these individual portions are way easier to make than a whole batch of brownies. Follow this recipe for the perfect bite-sized brownie cookies that are sure to be a hit!


  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

  • 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar


  • In a small mixing bowl combine flour and baking powder.
  • Beat oil, sugar, and cocoa together in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs to oil and cocoa mixture one egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Mix in flour mixture. Fold in nuts if desired. Chill the dough overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheet.
  • Roll dough into walnut-size balls and roll each ball in confectioners’ sugar.
  • Bake cookies for 12 to 15 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why should I preheat the oven?

A: Preheating the oven before baking your brownie cookies ensures that the temperature is optimal for the ingredients to bake evenly and to reach a desirable consistency.

Q: What is the purpose of mixing the dry ingredients separately from the wet ingredients?

A: Mixing the dry ingredients separately from the wet ingredients ensures that the cocoa and baking powder are evenly distributed across the cookie. Additionally, it prevents any clumping and encourages even baking.

Q: How long should I bake the brownie cookies for?

A: You should bake your brownie cookies for 10 minutes to ensure they are cooked through without burning.

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