Espresso Brownie Cookies

Treat your guests to these mouth-watering espresso brownie cookies. Perfect dessert for chocolate lovers.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 16

10
oz semisweet baking chocolate, chopped
6
tablespoons butter or margarine, cut-up
3/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup packed light brown sugar
2
eggs
2
tablespoons instant espresso powder or granules
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)

  • 1 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate and butter uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, eggs, espresso powder and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed 3 minutes. Add cooled chocolate mixture; beat on low speed until blended. Add flour mixture; beat until soft dough forms. Stir in chocolate chips. Refrigerate dough 30 minutes or until firm enough to handle.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 2-inch balls. Onto ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until tops are cracked and dry (cookies will still be soft). Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely before storing in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Instant coffee granules can be substituted for instant espresso.

When forming dough balls, use a cookie or ice cream scoop for uniform size.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
25g
25%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.