Brownie + Cookie = Love

Brownie + Cookie= Brookies!

Brownie + Cookie= Brookies!

DO you ever just have those moments of indecisiveness when it comes to dessert? Sometimes you want cookies and other times your want brownies... what is someone with to do when this happens?

Well, I had this moment not too long ago and I solved it by combing my two favorite desserts into one delicious BROOKIE!

It's not the healthiest dessert but you should treat yourself every once in a while with thee best sweet tooth satisfier! 

Brookies

Ingredients:

Brownie Batter:

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup dark cocoa powder 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Chocolate Chip Cookie Batter:

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. For the brownie batter, in a large bowl beat the butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar together until smooth and creamy. Add the egg, yolk and vanilla and beat the mixture for 2-3 minute, until well combined.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the batter and mix well. 
  4. For the cookie batter, in a separate bowl cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Add egg, egg yolk and vanilla, mixing well.
  5. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the batter with the chocolate chips and mix until well combined.
  6. On a prepared baking sheet, portion all dough into teaspoon/teaspoon and a half sized balls.
  7. With one cookie ball and one brownie ball, press them together and use your hands to gently form into a cookie shape.
  8. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Remove from the oven and let the cookies cool completely. Enjoy with a loved one and glass of milk!
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Kelly Sloan

Hi, I'm Kelly! I am a Cali girl who loves food, nutrition, hiking, and writing. I recently graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition. I grew up with an active lifestyle and eating healthy, however, I do have a major sweet tooth! I do believe that everything in moderation is good for a healthy lifestyle! I love to bake and create new recipes and I love to share food. I love to stay active and healthy with continuous fitness and nutritious foods throughout the week and I hope to share my recipes, food photography and travel experiences with you on my blog! #RD2Be