INGREDIENTSFor the brownies:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder optional
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

For the cookies:

  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips

INSTRUCTIONSFor the brownies:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9×13 baking dish.
  2. In small saucepan over low heat, melt butter completely. Stir in sugar and continue cooking for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly. Do not allow sugar mixture to boil.
  3. Pour butter mixture into a large bowl or stand mixer, beat in cocoa powder, eggs, salt, baking powder, espresso powder, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
  4. Stir in the flour and chocolate chips until well combined.
  5. Spread the brownie batter into a greased 9×13 baking dish and set aside. 

For the cookies:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add the melted butter, brown sugar, and white sugar to a large mixing bowl and stir well to combine.
  3. Stir in the egg and vanilla until smooth.
  4. Add the flour, baking soda, and salt to the mixing bowl and stir well to combine. Stir in the chocolate chips cookies.
  5. Use a cookie scoop to drop cookie dough over the brownie batter. Use a butter knife to swirl the batter and dough together.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a knife inserted an inch from the edge comes out nearly clean. 
  7. Cool before cutting into 16 squares and serving.

RECIPE NOTESIf you prefer less cookie dough in your brookies, reserve some of the dough to bake as normal cookies. Bake at 350 degrees for about 8 minutes or until they look just slightly underdone. Cool on the hot baking sheet. Base Recipe adapted from this SITE

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