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KIT KAT® Brownie Cookies

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Bake:
8 Min.
Prep:
17 Min.
Skill Level:
Beginner
Yields:
36 cookies

We've reinvented brownies into this KIT KAT® Brownie Cookies recipe — they're chewy like a brownie but crunchy like a cookie. It's the best of both worlds! With HERSHEY'S Cocoa in the dough, each cookie has an outstanding chocolaty flavor, joined by the surprising crispiness of the KIT KAT® Minis Milk Chocolate Candy Bars. Whip up a batch of these one-of-a-kind cookies for date nights, girls-night-in, solo nights or any special occasion!

Once you've discovered how easy and tasty these KIT KAT® Brownie Cookies are, you'll want to try even more recipes, like our original Chewy Brownie Cookies recipe made with HERSHEY'S Cocoa and HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
17 minutes
Bake Time
8 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups
    KIT KAT® Minis (8 oz bag)
  • 2/3 cup
    shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped walnuts (optional)
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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
knife & cutting board knife & cutting board
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
bowl bowl
mixer mixer
cookie sheet cookie sheet
wire rack wire rack
1

Heat oven to 375°F. Cut candy bar minis in half; set aside.

2

Beat shortening, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until well blended. Add eggs; beat well.

3

Stir together flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda. Gradually add to sugar mixture, beating on low speed just until blended. Stir in candy pieces and walnuts, if desired. Drop by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.

4

Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies are set. Cookies will appear soft and moist. Do not over bake. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

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