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Chewy Brownie Cookies Recipe

Chewy Brownie Cookies
Fun for Kids Quick & Easy Beginner

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Skill Level: Beginner

Recipe Rating


  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon 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 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  • 1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2. Beat shortening, brown sugar, water 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 chocolate chips. Drop by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle chopped walnuts on each cookie, pressing down lightly.
  • 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. Makes about 36 cookies.

Ratings & Reviews

    These were a huge hit, everyone loved them!
    Just out of the oven. So good! Left them in for about 10-11 minutes.
    Wow..These cookies are so good
    Fantastic! It is THE PERFECT chocolate cookie.
    Easy and super delish!!!
    This recipe is pretty simple and bakes in no time!! They don't last in my kitchen.
    I made these for the 4th of July holiday for a good friend of mine. I have a home-made baking business that I do for special occasions. OMG These are so good once you have one you can't stop at one love these
    Wow..these cookies are so good! I used semi-sweet chips because that is what I had in my freezer. I used the special dark cocoa. They are so chewy and so delicious! I would definitely make these again!
    these cookies are the best!!! I've never had I never had such a chocolaty cookie in my life and I'm 20
    Five stars. These cookies are absolutely delicious. Every recipe from Hershey's Kitchens I've done so far has produced more than estimated on the site by 2-4. This recipe is BY FAR the most scrumptious. It makes all the calories worth it.
    yummyyy. just make sure that you don't bake it for too long. it may look undercooked, but that's what makes it chewier!
    These cookies are amazing! I just made them tonight for the first time and they are easy to make and quick to cook. They are soft and chewy and VERY chocolate-y - the perfect cookie if you ask me!