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Favorite Recipes: Brownie Cookies

Recipe Author

Name: Mary B. (TangoBrat)
Total Recipes: 100



Brownie Cookies

Dish: Cookies & Bars
Dish Type: Other
Cooking Method: Baked
Difficulty: 2 / 10
Prep Time:
Cook Time: 25 - 30 min.

  • 1 1/2 cups - sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup - cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp - baking powder
  • pinch of - salt
  • 1/2 cup - butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 cups - granulated sugar
  • 4 - eggs
  • 1 tsp - vanilla extract
  • 1 cup - chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup - shortening

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 13x9x2 inch pan. Sift flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt onto a sheet of waxed paper. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar with mixer for 1 minute. Add eggs and continuing mixing until well blended, about 2 minutes. Scrape sides if necessary. Turn to low speed on mixer and gradually add flour mixture. When ingredients are moistened add vanilla extract. Turn mixer on a medium speed and keep mixing for 1 more minute. Scrape sides if necessary. Turn off mixer. Stir in nuts (optional). Pour into prepared pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in pan or wire rack.


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