Brookie Bars on a cooling rack
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Brookie Bars

Our Brookie Bars are out of this world delicious! A combo of rich, fudgy brownies and buttery, chewy chocolate chip cookies! Doubly Decadent and Delish!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Brookie Bars, Easy Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 302kcal
Author Kathleen

Ingredients

Cookie Layer:

  • 3/4 Cup Butter, Softened
  • 3/4 Cup Dark Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 3/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips

Brownie Layer:

  • 1 1/2 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Butter, Melted
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 2/3 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 3/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9X13 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

Make the Cookie Layer:

  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and vanilla using an electric mixer on medium speed, until the mixture is well combined and creamy.
  • Add the egg and continue to cream the mixture until it becomes light and fluffy, or for about 2 minutes. Set mixture aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, salt, and baking soda until evenly combined. Gradually mix flour mixture into butter mixture until just combined. Mix in chocolate chips.
  • Spread cookie dough evenly into the bottom of the prepared baking dish covering the pan completely. Set aside.

Make the Brownie Layer:

  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix together granulated sugar, melted butter, and vanilla. Add eggs and mix until completely combined.
  • Stir cocoa powder into sugar/butter mixture and mix until well combined. Add flour, baking powder, and salt and mix until incorporated.
  • Pour brownie mixture evenly over cookie dough, covering the dough completely.
  • Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with just a few moist crumbs (not batter, just a couple of crumbs), about 40-45 minutes. Allow to cool completely. The brownies need this time to finish setting. I prefer to cool them then refrigerate them overnight before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 24bars | Calories: 302kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 248mg | Potassium: 125mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 8% | Calcium: 2.7% | Iron: 9%