These brownie mix cookies are made with a store-bought fudge brownie mix so they are super easy to make. If you haven’t used a premade baking mix to bake cookies before you don’t know what you are missing.
Not only does this brownie cake mix bake up chocolate cookies that are rich and moist, and that taste like brownies, but you’ll only need a few basic pantry staples and less than 30 minutes of your time. It really couldn’t be any easier to bake these decadent double chocolate brownie mix cookies.
These fudgy chocolate brownie cookies are ideal for an after-school treat, cookie exchange, family get-together, or any time you want to indulge in a chocolate treat. Perfect for your chocolate lovers in the family. The chocolate chips make the perfect bite every time.
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You can easily make these brownie mix cookies ahead of time and store them on the kitchen counter for a few days or freeze them for up to 3 months.
Oh and did I mention they only require one bowl to prepare them? Yes, so clean-up is also a breeze which is a big win in my books.
In case you didn’t notice, I am a total cookie fanatic and have lots of other decadent cookie options for you to try; Best Buckeye Cookies with Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Coffee Cake Cookies or these Pumpkin Spice Drop Cookies.
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Why Brownie Lovers Will Love This Easy Recipe
- Simple to prepare – using a brownie mix makes baking these cookies a cinch.
- Easily customizable – add your favorite cookie add-ins like peanut butter chips.
- Perfect cookie texture – these easy brownie mix cookies are moist and tender.
- Fabulous for serving with vanilla ice cream.
- Large bowl
- Wooden spoon
- Cookie scoop (optional)
- Baking sheet
- Parchment paper (optional)
- Wire cooling rack
- Cookie spatula (optional)
Ingredients To Make Brownie Mix Cookies
- 18.3 oz box Fudge Brownie Mix (you can use Betty Crocker, Ghirardelli brownie mix, or my favorite Duncan Hines Brownie Mix)
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup chocolate chips (I like Ghirardelli dark chocolate chips)
How To Make Cake Brownie Mix Cookies
Servings: Makes 24 cookies
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Cool time: 10 minutes
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper to help make cleanup easier. If you don’t have parchment paper you can add butter or non-stick spray to a regular baking sheet.
- Add the boxed brownie mix, vegetable oil, and eggs to a large bowl.
- Stir until a soft dough forms.
- Stir in the chocolate chips. I like the Ghiradelli brand dark chocolate.
- Use a medium cookie scoop to drop 1-1/2″ thick brownie batter cookie dough balls onto a prepared baking sheet about 2″ apart.
Pro Tip: For an extra chocolate kick, pop a few more chocolate chips on top before baking.
- Bake for about 10 minutes and check, if they aren’t set up, add a minute or two and keep an eye on them.
- Remove from the oven and set the cookie sheet on a wire cooling rack for 10 minutes, then transfer cookies to the cooling rack using a cookie spatula.
This brownie mix cookie recipe turns out crackled crispy edges and a soft chocolatey chewy fudge center that is simply amazing!
Variations for Brownie Mix Cookies
- Change up the chocolate chips by adding peanut butter chips, white chocolate chips, mint chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, chocolate chunks, Bailey’s chips or any other kind of baking chips.
- Dust the cookies with confectioner’s sugar or brush with glaze.
- Add sour cherries for a tart and chewy texture.
- Use the cookies to make vanilla ice cream sandwiches like these. Choose your favorite ice cream and place it between two cookies and freeze. Voila! Ice cream sandwich!
- Dip the cookies in melted chocolate for a chocolate-covered brownie cookie.
Tips and Tricks
- Use a mild flavored oil like canola or grapeseed to make these brownie mix cookies. Or if you’d like to use coconut oil that would work well too though you may have a slight coconut flavor.
- Make sure to use a cookie scoop or a large tablespoon so the cookies are all the same size which will ensure they bake at the same pace.
- If you want to make a gluten-free brownie mix cookies recipe you can buy a gluten-free brownie mix and follow the directions for this recipe. Just read the ingredient list for all the other ingredients to make sure they are also gluten-free.
Brownie Mix Cookies Explained
Can you make cookies from a brownie mix?
Yes, you absolutely can make cookies using a store-bought boxed brownie mix as a base. Check out this recipe for all the details.
What kind of chocolate chips go best in these brownie cookies?
I used semi-sweet chocolate chips but any kind of chocolate chips will work; milk, dark, white or even butterscotch are all good options. Dark chocolate is my favorite because it is richer!
Should I follow the directions on the brownie box to make these brownie cookies?
No, make sure to follow the directions here to make these cookies.
Can I double the recipe?
Yes, if you want to have a bunch of cookies to put away for a later date you can double the recipe and get twice as many. Ideal for keeping a stash in the freezer.
Can I make these cookies ahead of time?
Yes, these cookies are perfect for making ahead of time. Keep them on the kitchen counter for a few days in an airtight glass or Tupperware container or freeze them in a ziploc bag for up to 3 months.
Does the cookie dough need to be refrigerated before baking?
In this recipe I haven’t included any refrigeration time but if you’d like you can refrigerate the dough which will stop the cookies from spreading as much. Note, I haven’t tried baking them this way so if you do refrigerate them let me know how they turn out.
Where Can I Buy Brownie Mix?
You can buy brownie mix at the grocery store. It’s usually on the aisle with baking goods.
What is a Brookie?
A brookie is a combination of a brownie and a chocolate chip cookie! Equally as fabulous as these brownie mix cookies, but definitely not the same. Brookies are usually marbled together and served as a square. Sometimes they’re referred to as Brondies.
More Brownie Recipes
If you’re a brownie lover, like me, try out some of these fun and easy brownie recipes below for a change from the boring, traditional brownie recipe. If you do, let me know what you think in the comments!
This Brownie Mix Cookies Recipe is a quick and easy way to make a delicious, chocolatey treat that everyone can enjoy. It’s the perfect sweet snack for a special occasion or even just after school.
With its simple ingredients and short cooking time, it’s sure to become your go-to recipe for any occasion. Give it a try and you won’t be disappointed!
Brownie Mix Cookies
- wooden spoon
- Parchment paper (optional)
- 1 18.3 oz box Fudge Brownie Mix
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 2 eggs large
- 1 cup chocolate chips
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper to help make clean up easier.
- Add the brownie mix, oil, and eggs to a large bowl, and stir until a soft dough forms.
- Stir in the chocolate chips. Use a cookie scoop to drop dough onto a baking sheet.
- Bake for 10 minutes.
- Remove from the oven and set the baking pan on a wire cooling rack for 10 minutes, then transfer cookies to the cooling rack using a cookie spatula.