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Jumbo Brownie Cookies Recipe
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Jumbo Brownie Cookies Recipe

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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
MAKES:18 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 18 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-2/3 cups (16 ounces) 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed
  • 4 large 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

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 350 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 65mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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.
Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested with Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Chips; results may vary when using a different product.
Originally published as Jumbo Brownie Cookies in Taste of Home February/March 2013


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JMartinelli13 User ID: 92779 257590
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2016

"These are the best of both worlds- the chocolately soft center of a brownie, with the crisp edges of a cookie. I knew right off the bat that I wouldn't be using the chocolate called for- I am the only dark chocolate fan, and 60% would be way too much for my guys. I used Nestle Dark Chocolate chips instead, which are 53%. And even though it says the espresso powder is optional, I highly recommend it. You don't taste COFFEE, it just brings out the chocolate flavor."

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meerb98@aol.com User ID: 1368448 243855
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2016

"I used Ghiardelli Chocolate and the espresso powder. I might leave the powder out next time. Delicious and fudgy and my husband and son loved them. I will definitely make again. I used a 2 TBSP scoop and got about 24 cookies."

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angie159 User ID: 6150701 239514
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2015

"I love this recipe, super easy but found it hard to drop by the 1/4 cup as I kept trying to do too many on a cookie sheet. So I put in the fridge for 15 to 20 minutes to firm up batter. Then I rolled and baked to make homemade oreo cookies. Can someone say 'hello cookie monster'."

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235gbt User ID: 8485749 239362
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2015

"1 cookie has 350 calories and 48 g carbs and 65 mg of sodium - I used the regular chocolate chips - and unsalted butter an no other salt... wasn't too bad - but will not b making these again! yuck..."

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GStaelens User ID: 1765741 231270
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2015

"Very good"

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kathidahl User ID: 1718596 219463
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2015

"3 Stars because this is a question (wish there was another way) so don't scold me.

Anyone tried making this as a bar cookie. I want to cut out with heart shaped cutter."

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shill_ud User ID: 7490685 216032
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2014

"Amazing! I made these on two separate occasions this week and they were a hit each time! I substituted the chocolate chunks and did half with mint chips and the other half with white chocolate chips. I left out the espresso powder. I also used less than a 1/4 cup for smaller cookies. I will absolutely make these again!"

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Seminoles User ID: 1412865 215768
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2014

"These are fabulous. I left out the espresso powder since some of my family aren't coffee fans, and these are now my son's favorite cookie. They've become an instant Christmas tradition."

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Gbell63 User ID: 7612418 215585
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2014

"I bake cookies all the time. Worst cookies I ever made. I am a chocoholic and couldn't even eat these. Way too sweet even making the cookie smaller. Nobody in my family could eat them. Threw them out."

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Suecocoa User ID: 7344577 215431
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2014

"I'm giving these 5 stars even though I haven't made them yet! I'll figure out a way to lessen the fat content later. In the meantime, lighten up. Not all recipes, especially this time of year, need to be low-fat, low-sugar, blah blah. You want less? EAT LESS. That simple. Lighten up, people!"

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