Brookies recipe

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makes: 30
Prep: 20 min
Cooking: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 150 kCal 8%
Fat 7g 10%
  -  Saturates 4g 20%
Carbohydrates 19g 8%
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  • Can’t decide if you want brownies or cookies? Brookies, short for brownie cookies, are a clever hybrid that gives you the best of both worlds! These brownie cookies have a fudgy texture and rich chocolatey flavour – they’re totally irresistible. The marbled effect is so impressive but really easy to do. These tempting brookies will be a sell out at bake sales and a hit at kids parties.


    • For the brownie half
    • 100g dark chocolate, finely chopped
    • 65g unsalted butter, diced
    • 75g caster sugar
    • 50g light brown sugar
    • 1 large egg
    • 65g plain flour
    • 1½ tbsp cocoa powder
    • ½ tsp baking powder
    • pinch of salt
    • For the cookie half
    • 100g unsalted butter, softened
    • 125g golden caster sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2tsp vanilla
    • 200g plain flour
    • 1tsp baking powder
    • pinch of salt
    • 100g dark chocolate chips, or chocolate broken into chunks


    • To make the brownie batter, heat the oven to 180C/Gas 4. Melt the butter and chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Whisk together the eggs and sugars, then pour in the chocolate mixture and mix for a minute or so to combine. Mix together the dry ingredients, then add to the chocolate mixture and mix well.

    • To make the cookie dough, beat the butter and sugar together until pale and creamy, then beat in the egg and vanilla. Fold in the flour, baking powder and salt.

    • Take about half a tbsp scoop of each mixture and roll into two small balls, then press together and roll into a ball. Repeat until you have used up all of the mixture, then place on a lined baking sheet and chill for 15 mins.

    • Bake for 7 mins, until crisp at the edge but slightly soft in the middle. Leave to cool on the tray for 5 mins, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

    Top tip for making Brookies

    You can bake 1tbsp balls of just the brownie half to make gooey brownie like cookies if you prefer

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