Let me start out with this…the two pictures I have posted are not good representations of how amazing these brownies are. I had a screaming baby who wanted to be held NOW when trying to take photos, so what you see is the best of what I snapped. Nice, huh? I had dreams of how my pictures for this post would look, and they aren’t at all like what I posted!
To get back to why you’re here… seriously, these brownies are so yummy! I made them twice within an eight day period, and neither time did they last long. I’m not sure how many people have had a brownie with cookie dough frosting, so I’m sure that enticed people to give them a try. I don’t think they were at all disappointed!
I know homemade brownies can seem daunting, but this recipe is really as easy as can be. I’m typically a boxed brownie gal ( there’s no shame in this!), and haven’t met too many homemade brownies I enjoy, but these were a true winner. The frosting was so easy as well- stir this, mix this in, and spread. Boom. Deliciousness. Get in the kitchen and make a batch now!
Homemade Brownies with Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting
Recipe from Today’s Mama
3/4 c. cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
2/3 c. butter, melted and divided
1/2 c. boiling water
2 c. white sugar
1 1/3 c. all-purpose flour
1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 9 x 13 glass baking pan with nonstick spray, or line with parchment paper.
Stir cocoa and baking soda in a bowl. Stir in 1/3 c. butter and boiling water. Stir until the mixture thickens.
Add the sugar, eggs, and remaining 1/3 c. butter and stir until smooth.
Add the flour and vanilla, and blend completely.
Pour batter into the prepared pan, and bake for 25-35 minutes, until done. Let brownies cool completely.
Cookie Dough Frosting:
1/2 c. butter, at room temperature
1/3 c. brown sugar
3 Tbsp white sugar
3 Tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. mini chocolate chips
In a bowl, combine the butter and sugars, creaming until fluffy and texture is very light.
Beat in the vanilla and milk.
Add in the flour, and stir until combined.
Fold in the chocolate chips.
When the brownies have cooled, spread the cookie dough frosting over the top. Cut into squares and enjoy!