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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)

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.

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