brownie cookies on white plate


  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 medium cookies 1x
  • Category: baking
  • Cuisine: American


Insanely chocolatey cookies. Use a good 70% chocolate for best results.



  • 5.5 oz (160g) semi-sweet chocolate, divided
  • 2 tablespoons (30g) butter
  • 1 egg (room tº)
  • 2 tablespoons (20g) all purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup (75g) sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee (optional but recommended)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven at 350ºF / 180ºC.
  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Reserve.
  3. Coarsely chop the chocolate.
  4. Melt HALF the amount with the butter.
  5. You can do it in the microwave at 5-10’ spurts and mixing it every time, or over a bowl with hot water careful that the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the water.
  6. Beat eggs with sugar, vanilla, and coffee in another bowl for 2 minutes, until light and foamy.
  7. Add melted chocolate to the egg mixture, together with flour, salt, and baking powder.
  8. Mix a bit and add the rest of the chopped chocolate.
  9. Mix until all is incorporated and no streaks remain.
  10. Drop by teaspoons onto the prepared pans and bake for about 10 minutes.
  11. They should be shiny, flat and a bit crackled.
  12. Let cool on a wire rack and carefully
  13. Keep in airtight containers.