Giant Broo-kies

Brookies: chocolate brownie base with chocolate chip cookie topping!

I have a favorite brownie recipe. And a favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. Then one day, they met, and it was love at first bite.

Corny? yeah. Actually what came to mind when writing this is those horribly annoying KY commercials. You know the ones. The man and woman talking about the experience, and then WHAALLLAAAA, joy.

Okay, I better not go there. This is a family friendly blog. And these Brookies are family friendly! So much so, that my family wants me to make more. And eat them warm with icecream for an even more amazing experience.

Nevermind. How about the recipe?

Brookies: chocolate brownie base with chocolate chip cookie topping!

Giant Broo-kies

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 24


    For the Brownie Layer:
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
  • For the Cookie Layer:
  • 3/4 cup Butter flavored Crisco
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate morsels


  1. For the brownie layer, in a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together until just combined. Pour into a 13x9 pan that is lined with parchment paper.
  2. For the cookie dough, beat crisco with brown sugar. Add in vanilla, milk and egg. Slowly beat in flour, salt, baking soda and cinnamon. Mix in chocolate chips. Drop by spoonfuls onto the brownie layer.
  3. Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 25 minutes. Allow to cool completely. I refrigerate to speed up the process. Enjoy!



30 Responses to “Giant Broo-kies”

  1. posted Aug 15, 2011 at 11:25 am

    yup, definitely one of my fav combos too:-) love!!!

  2. posted Aug 15, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    Oh my wow! These look delicious…and baked goods are made even better when they have fun names. :)

  3. Anonymous
    posted Aug 15, 2011 at 1:41 pm

    My kids love these and I make them a lot. Only I use brownie mix and pillsbury cookie dough. I usually am bad and put ganache on top. Yummy!!


  4. posted Aug 15, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    Add in peanut butter and these are beyond wonderful :)

  5. posted Aug 15, 2011 at 7:37 pm

    These sounds fabulous Aimee!
    I know I will always like your creations!

  6. posted Aug 16, 2011 at 12:23 am

    Mmmmmmm…it’s been way too long since I’ve baked brookies…I think your recipe is up next :)

  7. posted Aug 16, 2011 at 2:19 am

    Hahahaha you just compared a dessert to a KY commercial. I love it. I am going to giggle every time I eat one of these.

  8. posted Aug 16, 2011 at 11:38 am

    Love this idea! Thanks for sharing :)


  9. posted Aug 16, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    hmm I am having a mouth watering right now ! and it is all your fault. lol


  10. posted Aug 16, 2011 at 4:05 pm

    These are fantastic! So good looking! Everything on your blog looks great!

  11. posted Aug 17, 2011 at 2:15 pm


    Stop by and link up at What’s Cooking Wednesday!

  12. posted Aug 17, 2011 at 4:03 pm

    Yummm! I’m going to have to try these – I feel a family favourite coming on . . .

  13. posted Aug 17, 2011 at 10:48 pm

    These look amazing! What a great recipe!

  14. posted Aug 18, 2011 at 9:01 pm
  15. posted Aug 20, 2011 at 6:52 pm

    These are in my oven as I write. And, your Rolo fudge is chilling in my fridge. Now, if I can only muster enough energy to pull off your key lime fudge…

    Thanks for sharing your delicious recipes. I hope you don’t mind a copy cat!

  16. posted Aug 21, 2011 at 2:27 am

    I’ve never heard of a Brookie so I had to come check them out. Sounds like a real crowd pleaser.


  17. Ali
    posted Aug 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing this at Recipe Sharing Monday. The new party is now up and I’d love for you to link up again :)

  18. posted Aug 23, 2011 at 3:43 am

    You’re absolutely killin’ me with the KY references. Tee hee!

    Broo-kies — what an awesome combination of two all-time-favs!


  19. posted Aug 31, 2011 at 7:49 am

    I just need to tell you that these are positively the most delicious things I have ever made. EVER. Thank you for sharing such an awesome recipe :)

  20. posted Aug 31, 2011 at 11:10 am

    Enigmeg- I am so glad you enjoyed them! I had to freeze half the batch because I couldn’t keep my hands off of them!

  21. posted Apr 14, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    Can I use butter instead. I don’t usually buy Crisco. Want to make this for next weekend. Thanks.

  22. posted Jun 17, 2013 at 8:54 am

    Gonna have to try these! My daughter and I love Ben & Jerry’s Half-Baked Flavor ice cream~it has brownies and choc chip cookie dough in it. Yum!

  23. Wendy
    posted Feb 28, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    Can I use butter instead of Butter flavored Crisco? I don’t think I can get this product in Australia.

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  25. posted Jun 26, 2014 at 6:27 pm

    the flour mentioned in the brownie layer is it self rising or just plain flour

    • posted Jun 26, 2014 at 7:54 pm

      All-purpose flour :) ENJOY!

      • Anonymous
        posted Jun 26, 2014 at 9:26 pm

        I went ahead and used plain flour and they turned out great. I was told to save recipe for the future.

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  27. Melinda
    posted Dec 20, 2014 at 11:16 am

    My cousin made your delicious maple bacon cookies for thanksgiving this year and I really wanted to try it last night. I went with this Brookie recipe instead since maple extract is so elusive! I selected this recipe because I had everything in my pantry. I don’t know if it was because I used a stone 13×9, the silicone baking mat or it’s simply the awesomeness of your recipe but … Thank you :) I’m going to have another piece now.

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