Boy, are you in for a treat today!  A double treat to be exact.  A recipe for the beloved Brookie.  Which poses the question, is it a brownie or is it a chocolate chip cookie?  The answer is that, it is both!  Dreams do come true.  My life is now complete.  However, I haven’t even gotten to the very best part.  These totally amazing Brookies are made with a brownie mix and yellow cake mix.  Making them the easiest Brookies in history to bake.

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Do you love Cake Mix Cookies?  Try these recipes…Texas Sheet Cake Cookies, Kentucky Butter Cake Cookies and Cosmic Brownie Cookies.

One of the things that has kept me from making Brookies in the past, is that you have to make two doughs.  You also have to make sure that both are similar enough to bake well together.  They each need to have the same bake time and rise to really be successful.

I have an entire post dedicated to How to Make Cake Mix Cookies with 7 Tips, you can see it here.

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Using a Yellow Cake Mix & Brownie Mix to make Brookie Dough

So…I turned to a yellow cake mix for the chocolate chip cookie half of the Brookie.  Oil, eggs and mini chocolate chips is all that you need for the perfect dough.

Then I picked up my favorite brownie mix {Duncan Hines, Fudge}.  

Rolling and Baking Brookies

To get a uniform cookie, I busted out the cookie scoop.  You will want one of each for every cookie.

Then it is time to combine them.  I rolled them in my hands until I got the shape I wanted, being sure to try and keep them half and half.  Note:  When you roll them, the dough will seem too oily but I promise you that it won’t bake up that way.

10-12 minutes in the oven and I was happy dancing like the crazy cookie lady that I am.  Once removed from the oven, they need to cool and set up on the cookie sheet for 10 minutes. 

The cookies might appear to be under baked but don’t be afraid.  To ensure that we get a fudgy brownie and soft chocolate chip cookie, this step is super important. 

The result is an out of this world cookie that couldn’t be simpler to pull together.  The only problem you and your family will have is, deciding which half is your favorite.  Are you a brownie half lover or is the chocolate chip cookie half more your speed?  Either way, these cookies won’t be around long.


Soft and fudgy cookies that are half brownie and half chocolate chip cookie.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 20 cookies


Brownie Dough

  • 1 box brownie mix {fudge variety}
  • 2 eggs {whisked}
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 2 eggs {whisked}
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips


Brownie Dough

  1. In a large bowl add brownie mix and whisk to eliminate any lumps that might be in the mix.  Add whisked eggs, vegetable oil and flour.  Mix until well combined and set aside.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

  1. In a large bowl add yellow cake mix and whisk to eliminate any lumps that might be in the mix.  Add whisked eggs, vegetable oil and flour.  Mix until well combined.  Add chocolate chips and mix until evenly incorporated.

Making Brookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Using a medium cookie scoop, get an even mound of each dough.  Roll both dough's in your hand, being sure to keep the cookie half and half, until you get the right shape.  NOTE:  The dough might seem oily but it won't bake up that way.  Place 6-8 cookies on a parchment or Silpat lined baking sheet.  Bake for 10-12 minutes.  Remove cookies from oven and let them set on cookie sheet for 10 minutes.  This will allow cookies to cool and set up.  Don't skip this step, it is very important.  Continue until all of your cookies are baked.  Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.  Freeze for up to 3 months.


3 Piece Baking Set

Cookie Scoop for Baking