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KIT KAT® Brownie Cookies

Details

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
36 cookies

They might look like a cookie, but they aren't quite a cookie. They're full of HERSHEY'S Cocoa, but they aren't brownies either. What they are is chocolatey, chewy and full of crunchy KIT KAT® Miniatures. They're the perfect mix of two of your favorite desserts.

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)

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

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.

Additional questions?