Sunday, January 2, 2011

Crownies (a brownie cookie)

Who doesn't love brownies!?  Well now you can enjoy a brownie but in cookie form.  These are definitely "Got Milk" cookies!  They are so moist and soft and chewy and overall DELICIOUS!   I got these recipe from Lovin From the Oven but the original recipe is from Clinton St. Baking Company Cookbook.  I hope everyone had a happy new year and happy baking to everyone in 2011!

Recipe - Yield About 2 Dozen 

  • 1 Tablespoon Canola Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon of unsalted butter (yes, 1 TEASPOON!)
  • 2 Cups of Semisweet Chocolate (52-62% Cacao)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1/2 Cup Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt

  1. Melt the oil, butter, and 2 cups of the chocolate together in a stainless-steel bowl of a double boiler. Let the mixture cool, you can speed this up by putting it in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes.
  2. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, brown sugar, and vanilla together until combined.
  3. Fold the melted chocolate mixture into the egg mixture using a spatula.
  4. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add the flour mixture into the chocolate mixture just until combined using the spatula - be sure not to over mix. 
  5. Freeze the batter in a shallow pan for 6 to 8 minutes until the batter sets and hardens slightly. I lined a pan with wax paper so I didn't have to wash it afterwards.
  6. Preheat your oven to 350°F at this time.
  7. Scoop the cookie dough into balls and place on baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 11 to 12 minutes until the tops look dry and cracked - if you don't bake them enough they will be very googy on the inside and will stick to the pan so make sure they are done.
  9. Pour yourself a glass of milk and eat hot or cool for a soft and chewy Crownie.
  10. ENJOY!

I had some Mint M&Ms left over from Christmas so I added these after they come out of the oven and they are heavenly!  I love the mint and chocolate combination and these were really good!  I definitely recommend them if you have the mint M&Ms in your pantry!


  1. yummy!!!!!!!!!!!!!! will defo try to make these!