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Cookie Dough Brownies

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional
  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, beat eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla until well blended. Combine flour, cocoa and salt; gradually beat into egg mixture. Stir in walnuts if desired.
  • 2. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick insert in center comes out with moist crumbs. Cool completely.
  • 3. For filling, in a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in milk and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour. Spread over brownies; chill until firm.
  • 4. For glaze, in a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Spread over filling. Immediately sprinkle with nuts, pressing down slightly. Let stand until set.

Nutrition Facts

1 brownie: 221 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews

Average Rating:
  • justmbeth
    May 28, 2018

    This was an ok brownie recipe. I doubled the cookie dough layer as some suggested but I thought it was too much. Maybe 1 1/2 recipes would work?

  • sgronholz
    Apr 4, 2018

    This is one of my very favorite dessert recipes! I've been making these brownies ever since they first appeared in TOH in 1995. They always bring rave reviews and a pan of them never lasts very long!

  • sparkplug9902
    Jul 13, 2017

    These brownies are delicious. After reading the other reviews, I used boxed brownie mix (9x13 size), doubled the filling, and added mini chocolate chips. I will make these again.

  • 2124arizona
    Jun 18, 2017

    These definitely satisfy our sweet tooth. They're yummy!

  • spiceygas
    Oct 27, 2015

    You need to double the cookie dough portion. Otherwise there isn't enough.

    Great brownies. Cookie dough is amazing. They are much richer than I expected.

  • jdrose2020
    Aug 31, 2015

    These were AMAZING! I will definitely make these again! Loved the taste of the brown sugar combined with the chocolate and brownie!

  • timmel
    Jul 21, 2015

    Really, really rich! Great to take to a bake sale or potluck because they cut into squares easily.

  • berg1444
    Jun 8, 2015

    I made 2 pans last week, 1 for a function and another for myself. The whole pan was gone quickly at the function. I also have very strict dietary restrictions due to allergies and I was able to make this without dairy, eggs and soy which was a definite plus for me. We just subbed apple sauce for eggs, and used soy free dairy free butter, almond milk and dairy free chocolate chips. I was a bit skeptical of how they would turn out but boy was I surprised how great they were. Wonderful dessert and we will be making these again soon!

  • redcow
    Jun 6, 2015

    I baked the brownies only 20 minutes so would not be dry. Still the brownie was nothing special. I doubled the filling like many other posters had stated and divided the filling adding mini chocolate chips to half and mint chips to the other half before spreading it over the brownies. It was too much filling for the amount of brownie, my fault. I did like the filling that had the mint chips in it. The glaze was too hard, thus making it hard to cut. Glaze broke up in chunks, I do not plan on making them again.

  • cbenne12
    Apr 24, 2015

    We omitted the nuts, but followed the rest of the recipe. We had to double the ingredients for the cookie dough mixture. It was absolutely amazing!

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