The vintage inspiration: Crisco’s chewy brownie cookies (1995)
For the moist, fudgy taste of a brownie in a cookie
Crisco’s chewy, fudgy, chocolaty, rich, gooey and oh-so-delicious brownie in a cookie bakes up higher and moister than this popular cookie made with butter.
ALSO SEE: A deliciously decadent classic double chocolate brownie recipe (1982)
Chewy brownie cookies
- 2/3 cup of Crisco shortening
- 1-1/2 cups of firmly packed light brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon of water
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 1-1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup of unsweetened baking cocoa (powder)
- 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips (1 12-ounce package)
- Heat your oven to 375 F.
- Combine the Crisco shortening, light brown sugar, the water and the vanilla in a large mixing bowl.
- Beat at a medium speed of an electric mixer until well blended. Beat the eggs into the creamed mixture.
- Combine the flour, cocoa (powder), baking soda and salt in a separate bowl. Mix dry ingredients into the creamed mixture at low speed until just blended.
- Stir in the chocolate chips.
- Drop rounded measuring tablespoonfuls of the mixture 2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet.
- Bake the cookies one tray at a time, at 375 F for 7 to 9 minutes, or until the cookies are set. Cookies will appear soft and moist -- DO NOT OVERBAKE.
- Cool the cookies on the baking sheet for 2 minutes.
- Place sheets of foil on the countertop. Transfer the cookies from the trays to the foil, and allow them to cool completely.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 36 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 150Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 46mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 1gSugar: 15gProtein: 2g
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