Chocolate Brownie Cookies for Gloomy November Days

Zartschmelzende Schoko-Brownie-Cookies

Chocolate Brownie Cookies! Seriously, I can only recommend trying these! They are so melt-in-your mouth, it’s crazy! If you are a chocoholic like me, these are for you, they scream chocolate, chocoalte, and chocolate again. You need to know that I have tried my share of chocolate cookies, especially if I am in the mood for baking something with chocolate, but don’t want it to take too much time. Chocolate cookies are perfect for that occasion. Trust me, these cookies are for you if you want to whip up something quickly and that satisfies your chocolate cravings.

Zartschmelzende Schoko-Brownie-CookiesLast weekend I had promised myself not to turn on the oven yet again. That’s because I had busied myself with gingerbread. Have you tried these tiny gingerbread houses, which you can actually place on your mug’s rim? Just so adorable! And then I also prepared a tiny wedding cake, like super small, four people tops could eat of it. It was nothing like the wedding cake I invented similar to the one of Meghan & Harry, but still a cake I baked. For that reason I felt that was enough for the weekend. But then this last Sunday was so gloomy in Hamburg, a typical November day and I was craving chocolate.

Zartschmelzende Schoko-Brownie-CookiesSomewehere I had saved the Chocolate Brownie Cookies from Knusperstübchen, a German blog, and I quickly checked whether I had all ingredients at home. I had, so I decided to quickly give them a go. It took maybe 15min and then I had them already in the oven. Oh boy, and then I tried them, and I ate more than I wanted, one after the next. Seriously, I am glad I managed to keep some for work to take along…

Zartschmelzende Schoko-Brownie-CookiesCredit: Das Knusperstübchen (in German)

Melt-in-your-mouth Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Print Recipe
Serves: About 22-24 Cookies Cooking Time: 15min preparation + chilling + 10min of baking

Ingredients

  • 225 grams of semi-sweet chocolate, possibly 70% or higher in cocoa content
  • 30 grams of butter
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 70 grams of white sugar
  • 40 grams of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, see here hos to make your own
  • 60 grams of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 75 grams of chopped chocolate, whatever you like best

Instructions

1

Either melt the chocolate with the butter in small increments, stirring in between, in the microwave or on the stovetop on low. Set aside.

2

Beat the eggs with the sugars and vanilla extract for about 2-3 minutes. Add the chocolate mixture and mix. Add flour and baking powder and mix until combined. Fold in chocolate chips last. Chill for about half an hour in the fridge.

3

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Drop cookies on first sheet, use about one tablespoon per cookie and try to pile the drops high as the cookies will spread. Bake for about 9-11 minutes, they will look underbaked, but this is correct. Once taken out, you can shape the cookies with a spoon to look more round again.

Notes

The cookies will keep for about a week if kept in an airtight container.

Zartschmelzende Schoko-Brownie-CookiesAs always I am happy to hear back from you if you try the recipe and leave comments. If you snatch a picture, be sure to tag me with #jennysbakingblog on Instagram. I am always excited to see when you bake my creations!

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