Quick and Easy Cookies from a Brownie Mix.

Remember my post about the brownies I was able to snag for .40 a box? Well, I grabbed a couple of boxes and made brownie cookies from them.


Simple.

Quick.

Very addicting.

And with .40 cent a box brownies….CHEAP!

Meets all my standards for an excellent cookie recipe.

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The ingredients are easy. Brownie mix. Eggs. Oil. And flour. How did I forget to put the flour in this picture? drat.

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To up the insane pleasure of these cookies you can add chocolate chips. And nuts. But I’ve got those who balk at nuts in cookies at my house. Wait. Maybe I should have added some nuts…

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I just stir these up by hand using my trusty wooden bread spoon.

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Then I roll them into 1 inch balls, put them on parchment lined cookie sheets and put ’em into the oven.

Here’s the actual recipe:

  • 2 17.4 ounce brownie mixes

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 12 tablespoons light olive oil  (or whatever you like the best)
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped (if you like them)

Look at your box of brownie mix. Some boxes are bigger than others. If you are using a 21 ounce box of brownie mix you’ll either need to add another egg or at least a couple of tablespoons of water.

The making:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Stir until well blended. I do not use the nuts.

3. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet . Bake for 9 to 10 minutes.

4. Once cookies have lost their ‘gloss’, yet still feel soft to the touch, remove from oven. DO NOT OVER BAKE THESE COOKIES .

5. Let cool 1 minute, then remove to racks to finish cooling.

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Now this is where most people would create a beautiful cookie shot to help entice you to try this recipe. But it’s getting late and I still have a couple of therapies to do with Parker.

So you get this shot.

And my total promise that these cookies are worth your time.

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