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Cookie Dough Brownies

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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 70 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Cookie Dough Brownies are fudgy brownies topped with chocolate chip cookie dough and a thick layer of rich chocolate ganache. This delicious dessert recipe is a party for your taste buds!


For Brownie Layer:

  • 8.5 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 7/8 cup softened butter (1 cup minus 1 1/2 tablespoon butter saved for chocolate ganache)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For Cookie Dough Layer:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips

For Chocolate Ganache:

  • 10 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon butter


To make the brownie layer:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F, grease a 9×9 pan and line with baking paper.
  2. Melt 8.5 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, then combine with softened butter and stir until it’s smooth.
  3. In a bowl whisk together 1 cups all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 2 1/2 Tablespoon cocoa powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl whisk the eggs and sugar, then add the milk and mix to combine.
  5. Add melted chocolate mixture and mix until it’s evenly combine, then gradually add dry ingredients.
  6. Pour into prepared pan and bake about 30-40 minutes or until the toothpick comes out almost clean (do not overbake). Remove from the oven and cool.

To make Cookie Dough Layer:

  1. Mix the butter with white and brown sugar until it’s light and fluffy, then mix in milk.
  2. Add in flour a bit at a time until fully incorporated, then stir in chocolate chips with a spoon and spread mixture over cooled brownies.

To make Chocolate Ganache :

  1. Bring heavy cream and butter just to a boil and pour over chopped chocolate and let sit a few minutes without stirring, then stir until it’s silky.
  2. Spread over the cookie dough layer ( if you want to keep the ganache shiny then let it cool at room temperature , then refrigerate to set).
  3. Cut in small pieces because they are very rich!!!