Chocolate Candy-Brownie Cookies

Chocolate Candy-Brownie Cookies

A very easy-to-make, rich, and crispy chocolate cookie. A popular favorite at bake sales when you use colorful candies for the occasion.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Step 2

    Sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl and set dry ingredients aside.
  3. Step 3

    Cream brown sugar, shortening, white sugar, and butter together in a large bowl using an electric mixer. Mix at medium-high speed until creamy and light. Blend in eggs 1 at a time until thoroughly mixed. Add vanilla extract and water; blend thoroughly.
  4. Step 4

    Add dry ingredients to the butter-sugar mixture slowly while mixing until completely incorporated. Reserve 1/2 cup chocolate candy pieces and fold remaining candies into batter.
  5. Step 5

    Drop batter by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased cookie sheets. Press a few reserved candies onto the top of each cookie.
  6. Step 6

    Bake in the preheated oven until golden, 7 to 9 minutes. Cool on a baking rack.