Tuesday, August 11, 2009

A Heavenly Combo

I found this recipe on Bakerella which she found from Betty Crocker. The thing I like the best about this recipe is it's SOO easy and SOO good. Want a super easy recipe that will taste like you spent extra time? This is totally the answer.

One box of brownie mix (and the water, eggs and oil it calls for)
One tube of pre-made chocolate chip cookie dough
Extra chocolate chips (optional)
Confectioners Sugar (optional)

And that's it!! If you want to make things harder on yourself, you can make the cookie dough from scratch, but that just seems foolish.

Heat your oven to 350 degrees.

Mix brownie mix together according to the box directions. Pour mixture into a greased 13 x 9 pan or greased glass dish.

Remove the cookie dough from it's package and make balls or scoops like you would if you were making regular cookies. Drop the cookies into the brownie batter, pressing lightly so it squishes it a bit into the batter.

You might not need to use all the cookie dough, so if there's extra, don't let it go to waste- let is go to your waist! Anyways, after you've devoured the left over cookie dough, place your delicious pan of goodness into the oven, and bake for 35- 40 minutes.

Now you have a few choices. You can leave it be, and enjoy the delicious creation you just made just as it is, or you can add toppings. Bakerella did a chocolate ganache topping, but I thought it was too much work. So I just topped with extra chocolate chips once it was out of the oven, so they'd melt a bit. Once it was cooled, I sprinkled with confectioners sugar. I'm sure you could even frost it like a cake, but that'd be a bit too much for my personal pallet. Once it's cooled, serve as is, or cut into pieces and display proudly!

1 comment:

Margaret said...

mmm...that's a good idea. I agree with you- frosting would be too much, the powdered sugar looks perfect :)