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Jumbo Brownie Cookies Recipe

Jumbo Brownie Cookies Recipe

These deeply fudgy cookies are a great way to make a friend. A little espresso powder in the dough makes them even more over-the-top. — Rebecca Cababa, Las Vegas, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-2/3 cups (16 ounces) 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder, optional
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) semisweet chocolate chunks

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large saucepan, melt chocolate chips and butter over low heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from the heat; cool until mixture is warm.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, vanilla and, if desired, espresso powder until blended. Whisk into chocolate mixture. In another bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt; add to chocolate mixture, mixing well. Fold in chocolate chunks; let stand 10 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly.
  • 3. Drop by 1/4 cupfuls 3 in. apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake 12-14 minutes or until set. Cool on pans 1-2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 350 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.