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Chocolate Brownie Cookies

—Ruth Cain, Hartselle, Alabama
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    about 1 dozen


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • In a large bowl, beat the sugar, egg, oil, chocolate and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Chill for at least 2 hours.
  • Shape dough into 1-in. balls; roll in confectioners' sugar. Place 2 in. apart on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks.
Editor’s Note: Dough will be sticky. Dip hands in confectioners' sugar when shaping dough into balls.
Nutrition Facts
3 each: 195 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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  • bakergirl00
    Nov 6, 2013

    A great recipe! A perfect cross between a brownie and a cookie. A definite keeper!!

  • JoeyKjR
    Dec 21, 2012

    I doubled this recipe for Christmas cookies and make them small, baking for 10 minutes; yield of 60 cookies for a double recipe. Excellent!!

  • Leola Meador
    Jul 4, 2012

    Not my DAY..Grandchildren packing to return to Iowa. Made cookies, DID Notchange anything. Batter too thin! Refrigerated, tried adding abit more flour, hard as a rock.!.Had used margarine for baking.

  • R79
    Feb 1, 2011

    No comment left

  • Neisha
    Jan 8, 2011

    yum! we loved these. the only bad thing is that it only makes a dozen cookies

  • StrawberryRock8
    Mar 7, 2010

    Delish! I didn't have any unsweetened chocolate on me, so I used cocoa powder, but the results were still great.

  • twinkly19
    Dec 9, 2008

    These are fabulous! My family loves these - I make several batches during the holidays. My young stepson likes to help me roll them in sugar.