Chewy Salted Brownie Cookies | Formidable Kitchen

It’s fall and it’s classic AK season, individuals! What’s “classic AK?” It’s the place I replace and share tremendous previous Formidable Kitchen recipes that you just most likely have by no means even seen earlier than. These recipes had been (and are) a few of my favs from the archives that I nearly forgot about however remembered how wonderful they had been.

SO, let’s throw it again to 2014 after I first shared these unbelievable salted brownie cookies (AKA brookies or double chocolate chip cookies). It’s not too typically that you’ll find a very good chewy double chocolate cookie. In actual fact, in any case of my bakery excursions in several cities, I believe I’ve solely stumbled upon one or two. Most of them have white chocolate chips which is okay, however in the event you’re going to do chocolate then I totally imagine you need to keep on with the actual stuff.

I bear in mind baking up these cookies nearly 10 years in the past and the way I couldn’t cease sneaking bites of the dough. It tastes like brownie batter and cookie dough had a child. So stuffed with chocolate. Bake these up for the vacations, birthdays, or any time you want a candy deal with this season!

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Every little thing you’ll must make these double chocolate chip cookies

The perfect half about these brownie cookies will not be solely how decadent they style however how straightforward they’re to make! The chewy exterior and fudgy middle can have you swooning. One other bonus? These solely require 10 elements which you most likely have already got in your cabinets:

  • Flour: we’re utilizing common all-purpose flour to offer these brownie cookies the feel we’re on the lookout for.
  • Cocoa powder: I all the time advocate utilizing unsweetened cocoa powder when baking.
  • Coconut oil: slightly coconut oil provides the cookies the proper quantity of moisture (howdy, deliciously chewy) and retains them dairy free!
  • Brown sugar: I like to make use of all darkish brown sugar (as an alternative of granulated sugar) for further wealthy, molasses taste.
  • Egg: you’ll want 1 egg to assist them bake up correctly.
  • Baking staples: like nearly all baking recipes, you’ll want baking soda, salt, and vanilla extract. Discover ways to make your personal vanilla right here!
  • Espresso: that is non-compulsory, however I like so as to add a tiny little bit of espresso powder or immediate espresso to actually deliver out that darkish chocolate taste.
  • Chocolate chips: as a result of they’re double chocolate, after all! Be happy to make use of semi-sweet chocolate chips, dairy-free, or darkish chocolate chips.
  • For topping: in the event you love candy and salty flavors collectively like I do, sprinkle the cookies with some fancy, flaky sea salt.

mixing brownie cookie dough in a bowl

Can I make them vegan or gluten free?

unbaked double chocolate chip cookies on a baking sheet

Easy methods to make excellent brownie cookies

As I discussed, this brownie cookie recipe couldn’t be simpler! Critically you possibly can whip these up in 20 minutes and also you don’t even want an electrical mixer.

  1. Combine the dry elements. Whisk collectively the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.
  2. Beat the moist elements. Utilizing a hand mixer or a stand mixer beat collectively your entire moist elements till good and clean.
  3. Make the dough. Add the dry elements to the moist and blend till nicely mixed. Fold within the chocolate chips.
  4. Bake, cool & devour. Roll the dough into small balls utilizing your arms or a cookie scoop, drop the cookie dough balls onto ready baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Use your hand to flatten them barely, then bake till set. Sprinkle with salt, cool, and revel in!

easy brownie cookies on a baking sheet

Jazz up these straightforward brownie cookies

One other factor I wished to let you know guys is how straightforward it’s to jazz these cookies up. Listed below are some variations to attempt:

  • Use darkish chocolate cocoa powder and darkish chocolate chunks or chips
  • Chop up your favourite artisan chocolate bar as an alternative of utilizing chocolate chips
  • Fold in dried cherries, walnuts, pecans, or pistachios
  • Check out peanut butter chips for a cookie that tastes like a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
  • Or high your cookies with my well-known Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting

fudgy brownie cookies on a wire rack

Ideas for making excellent double chocolate chip cookies

  • Don’t use substitutes. Please make sure to observe the recipe as written except substitutes are famous within the notes part of the recipe. Altering the flour will significantly have an effect on the style and texture of those cookies.
  • Be sure your elements are room temp. You’ll wish to ensure that your coconut oil and egg are each at room temperature after you soften the coconut oil in order that they don’t coagulate once you’re making the dough.
  • Use contemporary baking soda. Be sure your baking soda is contemporary to make sure that these cookies bake up correctly.
  • Measure your flour accurately. Are you aware one of the simplest ways to measure flour and not using a scale? Get my suggestions & methods in this video!

double chocolate chip cookies in a stack on a wire rack

Storing & freezing suggestions

  • To retailer: place these chocolate brownie cookies in an hermetic glass container or reusable silicone bag and maintain them at room temp for as much as 5 days.
  • To freeze: you possibly can really freeze the cookie or the totally baked cookies! Head to this submit for all of my suggestions and methods for each strategies.

chewy double chocolate chip cookies on a plate

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I hope you’re keen on these chewy double chocolate chip cookies! Should you make them make sure to depart a remark and a ranking so I understand how you preferred them. Get pleasure from, xo!

Salted Brownie Cookies

double chocolate chip cookie with a bite taken out

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook dinner Time 8 minutes

Complete Time 18 minutes

Serves16 cookies

Unimaginable chewy salted brownie cookies with the proper candy and salty, bakery-style taste. These fudgy double chocolate chip cookies are scrumptious straight from the oven or chilled from the fridge! The perfect deal with for chocolate lovers.


  • 1 cup all function flour
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • ¾ cup darkish brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder or immediate espresso, non-compulsory
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • coarse sea salt, for sprinkling


  • Preheat oven to 350 levels F. Whisk collectively flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt; put aside.

  • In a big bowl, beat cooled coconut oil, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, and espresso powder (if utilizing) till creamy and clean; about 1-2 minutes. 

  • Add in flour combination and incorporate till nicely mixed. Fold in chocolate chips. 

  • Roll into small dough balls or use a small cookie scoop to drop on a baking sheet and flatten barely with the palm of your hand. 

  • Bake 8-10 minutes. I prefer to take mine out at 9 minutes so they continue to be smooth. Sprinkle with sea salt instantly. 

  • Cool on cookie sheet for a couple of minutes then switch to wire rack to complete cooling. Makes about 16 cookies.

Recipe Notes

To make gluten free: I like to recommend utilizing quinoa flour.
To make vegan: I think you possibly can sub a flax egg for the egg on this recipe, however haven’t examined it. Please let me know in the event you do.
As an alternative of chocolate chips, you possibly can chop up 3.5 oz of your favourite chocolate bar. These are fairly fantastic with darkish chocolate cocoa powder and darkish chocolate chunks/chips, in the event you choose to do this.


Serving: 1cookieEnergy: 180calCarbohydrates: 13.4gProtein: 2gFats: 10.5gFiber: 1gSugar: 15.1g

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