These Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Brownie Mix are a semi-homemade dream. They’re loaded with rich, fudgy flavor and a soft, chewy texture that always satisfies.
If you love chocolate – specifically anything brownie-related – then you’ve come to the right place. These delicious cookies explode with chocolaty goodness in every bite, and they’re easy to make. Talk about a great combo!
Over the years, we’ve made these cookies for birthday parties, potlucks, holidays, and just because we wanted them. It’s not uncommon for us to make a batch and simply keep them on hand for snacking. Once you make them, you’ll understand why!
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Brownie Mix
These cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream. It starts with brownie mix. Then, we add instant coffee to really kick up the chocolate flavor. A few ingredients later, we have a delicious, chocolatey dough that we make even more choco-licious with the addition of chocolate chips! It’s a double-chocolate, brownie blast of cookie goodness in every bite.
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Brownie Mix Ingredients
This recipe only uses a few simple ingredients. You’ll find them all easily at your local grocery store, and the brownie mix might be the only thing you have to shop for at all!
- Brownie mix
- All-purpose flour
- Instant coffee
- Large eggs
- Vegetable oil
- Semi-sweet chocolate chips
- Powdered sugar
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Brownie Mix Instructions
It only takes a few simple steps to make this chocolaty semi-homemade treat.
Step 1: Prep
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and place powdered sugar in a bowl. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Step 2: Make the Dough
Add the brownie mix, flour, and instant coffee to a large mixing bowl and mix well. Then, add the eggs and vegetable oil and mix until combined. The batter will be thick. Finally, fold in the chocolate chips.
Step 3: Make the Cookies
Form 1 to 2 tablespoons of dough into a ball using the palms of your hands.
Then, add the ball to the powdered sugar and roll around to coat. Repeat until all cookies are made.
Step 4: Bake
Place each cookie ball onto the baking sheet, leaving about an inch between each ball. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes.
Step 5: Cool
Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool for at least 5 minutes. Enjoy!
Hint: Mix the dry ingredients very well. Sometimes the brownie mix can be clumpy.
You’ll only need a few basic pieces of kitchen equipment to make this recipe.
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Mixing bowl
- Small bowl
- Baking sheet
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Brownie Mix Tips
This recipe may be super easy, but even easy recipes have little tips and tricks. We have some tips here to help you make the best crinkle cookies ever.
Softer Cookies: For softer, chewy cookies, bake these for 11 minutes.
Brownie Edge Texture: If you bake these the full time, your cookies will have that great brownie edge texture.
Thoroughly Mix the Dry Ingredients: Be sure you mix the dry ingredients thoroughly to ensure the brownie mix is evenly distributed.
Thick Batter – The batter is supposed to be thick. Don’t be alarmed!
Store these cookies in an air-tight container for up to 5 days.
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Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Brownie Mix FAQ
If you have questions about these chocolate crinkle cookies with brownie mix, then read on. The following FAQ answers the most commonly asked questions about brownies and crinkle cookies.
What are Crinkle Cookies?
They’re cake-like cookies that bake up with a cracked or crinkled appearance.
Why do crinkle cookies crinkle?
Cookies usually have to crusts that remain relatively soft and flexible as the cookie bakes. However, crinkle cookies use powedered sugar to dry out the top of the cookie causing it to dry before the cookie is finished spreading. This causes the top to break and produce the crinkled look.
Are brownie cookies and cake cookies the same?
Yes and no. Brownie cookies use brownie mix and cake cookies use cake mix. However, both of these types of cookies use the same method. They replace the dry ingredients of a normal cookie with the mix.
How long are these brownie crinkle cookies good?
They’ll keep in an air-tight container for up to 5 days.
Try These Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Brownie Mix
If you love brownies, you’ll love these cookies. And if you love cookies, you’ll love these cookies. If you love chocolate, you’ll love these cookies. Pretty much EVERYONE will love these chocolate crinkle cookies with brownie mix. They are absolutely delicious and so easy to make. Give them a try, and we guarantee you’ll find yourself making them again and again.
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These Chocolate Crinkle Cookies with Brownie Mix are a semi-homemade dream. They're loaded with rich, fudgy flavor and a soft, chewy texture that always satisfies.
- 1 box Brownie mix
- ½ cup All-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon Instant coffee
- 2 Large eggs
- 1/3 cup Vegetable oil
- ½ cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips
- ½ cup Powdered sugar
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
In a large mixing bowl, add in the brownie mix, flour and instant coffee. Whisk until well combined.
Add in the eggs and vegetable oil. Mix until well incorporated. The batter will be thick.
Fold the chocolate chips into the batter. Once the chocolate chips are well incorporated, take 1-2 Tbsp. of the mixture and shape into a ball using the palm of your hands.
Add the powdered sugar into a bowl and roll around each of the batter balls into the powdered sugar until they are fully covered.
Place each ball 1in. apart onto a baking pan prepared with parchment paper.
Bake for 11-13 minutes. Once finished baking, take out of the oven and allow to cool for at least 5 minutes.
Serve and enjoy!
- If you prefer soft and chewy cookies, bake for 11 minutes.
- Baking for 13 minutes will give a similar texture as the edge piece of a brownie.
- Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.