Friday, March 29, 2013

Espresso Brownie Cookies

There are moments during baking when you are sneaking tastes of the batter that you just know the finished product is going to be amazing. These were as amazing raw as they were baked.  I can't help but lick the spatula when I'm baking anything with chocolate. To my friends who actually got to have some of these, I didn't double-dip...or did I?

Espresso Brownie Cookies
Adapted from Just A Taste

3 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
8 Tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, diced
3 large eggs
1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt


Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
In a double boiler (a small pan set within a larger pan of simmering water), combine the dark chocolate, 1 cup of chocolate chips and butter, stirring until melted. Remove the smaller pan containing the chocolate from the double boiler and set it aside.
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, whisk the eggs, sugar and instant coffee granules on high speed until very thick and mixture forms a ribbon when whisk is lifted, about 3 minutes.
Slowly add the chocolate mixture to the bowl, whisking just until combined.
Turn off the stand mixer. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into the bowl and stir just until combined. Stir in the remaining 1 cup of chocolate chips.
Portion heaping tablespoons of batter about 2 inches apart on a parchment- or Silpat-lined baking sheet.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the cookies are cracked and puffed on top. Remove the cookie sheet from the oven and allow the cookies to cool for 1 minute on the baking sheet before transferring them to a cooling rack.


  1. um, espresso + brownies + cookies = amazing. i can't wait to pin, then try these!

  2. Are these beautiful or what! No doubt very tasty.


  3. mmmmmm coffee mixed with chocolate is ridiculous good

  4. I have a feeling these cookies wouldn't last long in my house. They look amazing!

  5. I have a feeling these cookies wouldn't last long in my house. They look amazing.